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Mr. Murphey was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1971. Before entering college, he served in the U. S. Army Infantry where he earned his airborne wings, and had the honor of serving as a sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.


He earned his A. A. summa cum laude from Miami-Dade Community college in 1999 and his B. A. from Florida International University magna cum laude in 2002, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. In 2006, Mr. Murphey earned his law degree cum laude from Nova Southeastern University. There, he was an articles editor for the Law Review and served on the Moot Court Executive Board.


His practice areas include general and maritime personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, civil appeals, and labor disputes. Mr. Murphey has represented clients before numerous state and federal courts, the Social Security Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals, the United States Department of Labor, Florida’s Division of Administrative Hearings, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Mr. Murphey is admitted to practice before all Florida Courts, the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.


He is a member of the Appellate Practice, Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers and Labor & Employment sections of the Florida Bar Association. Mr. Murphey is also a member of the Broward County Justice Association, The Broward Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 30%
    10 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    10 years
  3. Maritime: 30%
    10 years
  4. Appeals: 10%
    10 years



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Contact info

Lawlor White & Murphey, LLP
2211 Davie Blvd
Ft Lauderdale, FL, 33312


FLMember in Good Standing200606/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Florida Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Dean's ListNova Southeastern University2002
Book Award, LSV 2Nova Southeastern University2002
MembershipPhi Beta Kappa2002
Oustanding Academic Achievement AwardFlorida International University2002
Dean's ListFlorida International University2002
MembershipPhi Kappa Phi National Honor Society2002
MembershipGolden Key International Honor Society2002
Book Award, LSV 1Nova Southeastern University2001
Book Award, Civil ProcedureNova Southeastern University2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLawlor Winston, LLP2007 - Present
AttorneyPaul Buechele, P.A.2006 - 2007
ParalegalPaul Buechele, P.A. (FKA Buechele & Sullivan, P.A.)1996 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Justice AssociationEagle Member2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeAdmiralty Section2011 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationVanguard Committee2011 - Present
Palm Beach County Justice AssociationMember2010 - Present
Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Broward Chapter of the Federal Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Broward County Justice AssociationBoard Member2010 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lawlor Winston White & Murphey Case ResultsAvailable on firm's website
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor2006
Florida International UniversityLiberal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude2002
Miami-Dade Community Collegen/aA.A. summa cum laude1999