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Daniel Charles Murray

Daniel Charles Murray

Practice areas:

Litigation, Environmental and Natural Resources, Criminal Defense

About Me

Fearless, honorable, hard-working, my federal court trial record (bench & jury, civil & criminal) of 36-1 tells you . . . . I mean business !


Named Illinois Super Lawyer in Environmental Litigation (2009)


Selected llinois Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation (2009) 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 30%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Daniel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brad Evan Karlin

    Mr. Murray is one of the most intelligent and helpful attorneys I have met since joining the profession. He also is very courteous and respectful.


    Brad Karlin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Johnson & Bell, Ltd.

Suite 2700
33 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL, 60603-5404



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Jail Project Lifetime AchievementChicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers2007
Special Achievement Award for Sustained Superior PeformanceUnited States Department of Justice1991

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJohnson & Bell. Ltd.1991 - Present
N/AOffice of United States Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Justice1978 - 1991
N/AUnited States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit1976 - 1978


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1995 - Present
Seventh Circuit Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
U.S. v. Judge John MurphyConviction affirmed

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Publication NameTitleDate
J&B Municipal Alert !Municipal Policy or Custom Needed for Prospective Relief2011
Municipal Law Alert !County Deputy Sheriff Stalks City Police Officer2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Marquette UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration Enforcement in the WorkplacePolice execution of search and arrest warrants at company facilities2008