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Gregory McMurray has been practicing law in California for more than 13 years and has significant trial and courtroom experience. During his legal career, he has handled more than 3000 cases and has argued over 250 motions . He has also has extensive experience with jury trials and has handled more than 100 court trials.

Mr. McMurray is a native of Southern California and earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California at Los Angeles. After graduating from UCLA, Mr. McMurray attended the College of William and Mary where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. While living in Virginia, he clerked for a law firm specializing in family law. 


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. Family: 40%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%



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    Greg is an excellent attorney and strong advocate for his clients.


    Travis Logue Real Estate Attorney
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  • Robert Franklin Sandbach

    Greg McMurray is a thoughtful and effective advocate. His client's benefit from his sharp mind and his ability to focus on the issues that lead to the best outcome. I have also been impressed by his involment in the legal community by helping to shape young legal minds as a professor of law.


    Robert Sandbach Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Gregory I. McMurray, P.C.

1035 Santa Barbara St.
Second Floor
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Pro Bono AwardSanta Barbara Superior Court2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ProfessorSouthern California Institute of Law2005 - Present
AttorneyCruz & McMurray, LLP2003 - Present
Deputy Public DefenderPublic Defender's Office1999 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Santa Barbara County Bar AssociationBoard Member2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolLawJuris Doctor1998
University of California at Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Southern California Institute of LawCriminal Law & Family Law2006