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Scott C. Murray

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Murray Guari Trial Attorneys PL
1525 N Flagler Drive, Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-366-9099
Fax: 561-366-9098
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Scott C. Murray is a partner at the Murray Guari Trial Attorneys PL located in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He serves clients throughout the State of Florida, helping them with personal injury cases involving auto accidents, premises liability, defective products and more. 

A compassionate attorney with high ethical standards, Mr. Murray has been rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-review rating in the U.S. The National Trial Lawyers have listed him among the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers in Florida and the Palm Beach Illustrated magazine has recognized him as a Top Lawyer. Moreover, he has been chosen to be a Legal Elite by the Florida Trend magazine and rated “Superb” on Avvo.

Graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s from Georgetown University, Mr. Murray went on to earn his law degree from the University of Florida in 1992. The same year, he was admitted to practice in Florida and later in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. 

Maintaining several professional affiliations with prominent legal associations, Mr. Murray is a member of:

  • The American Bar Association 
  • The American Association for Justice
  • The Guild of Catholic Lawyers
  • The Indian River County Bar Association 
  • The Martin County Bar Association 
  • The National Crime Victim Bar Association 
  • The Southern Trial Lawyer Association
  • The Florida Justice Association – Eagle member
  • The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach – board of directors
  • The Palm Beach County Bar Association – Judicial Campaign Practices Commission

Mr. Murray gives back to his community by volunteering his spare time to serve as the president of the Georgetown Alumni Club of Palm Beach and an instructor for the Justice Teaching Program. He is also a part of the developmental committee of the Rosarian Academy, a member of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County and chair of the board of directors for the Vita Nova Inc., a nonprofit that helps prevent youth homelessness.

Sharing his legal knowledge with his peers and up-and-coming attorneys, Mr. Murray is a frequent guest lecturer at various educational and legal organizations. He has also published several works on legal topics such as insurance coverage, consumer protection issues and wrongful death claims.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Scott C. Murray

First Admitted: 1992, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://murrayguari.com/scott-c-murray/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Historical Society of Palm Beach County – Member
  • Vita Nova Inc. – Chair – Board of Directors  
  • Rosarian Academy – Development Committee
  • South Florida Science Museum – Young Friends
  • Justice Teaching Program – Volunteer Instructor
  • Norton Museum of Art – Young Friends

Honors/Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite
  • Palm Beach Illustrated Magazine’s Top Lawyer in Palm Beach County, 2022
  • Super Lawyers Magazine’s Florida Super Lawyers, 2022
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-Author: “Sport Utility Vehicles, Vans and Pickups: Orphans of Auto Safety”, Trial Magazine, November 1994
  • “Insurance 3rd Party Coverage”, National Business Institute, May 8, 2003
  • “Underinsured Motorist Insurance (UIM) (a) Insurance Company Obligations (b)Coverage of Persons, Vehicles and Injuries (c) Exclusions (d) Statute of Limitations”, National Business Institute – Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Florida, West Palm Beach, Florida, November 18, 2003
  • “Motions in Limine vs. Objections During Trial, Daubert vs. Frey: State & Federal Cases in Florida”, Lorman Education Services – Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner, West Palm Beach, Florida, November 7, 2003

Educational Background

  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1992 B.S., B.A, Cum Laude

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Florida, 1992
  • The Florida Bar – Member
  • Southern Trial Lawyer Association – Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association – Member; Judicial Campaign Practices Commission – 2016 – Present; Past Board of Directors; Past President of Young Lawyers Section; Past Chair Personal Injury / Wrongful Death CLE
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association – Member
  • Martin County Bar Association – Member
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach – Board of Directors & Secretary
  • Indian River County Bar Association – Member
  • Guild of Catholic Lawyers – Member
  • Georgetown University Alumni – Loyalty Society
  • Georgetown University Club of Palm Beach – President
  • Florida Justice Association – Eagle Member
  • American Association for Justice – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1993
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Office Location for Scott C. Murray

1525 N Flagler Drive
Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-366-9099

Fax: 561-366-9098

Last Updated: 9/15/2022

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