Florence J. Murray

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Sandusky, OH

Murray & Murray, Co., L.P.A.
111 East Shoreline Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870-2517
Phone: 419-624-3011
Fax: 419-624-0707
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%), Insurance Coverage (30%), Civil Rights (20%), Transportation/Maritime (20%)
Attorney Profile

Florence A. Murray is a partner with the 90 year old firm of Murray & Murray in Sandusky, Ohio. Her practice centers on civil rights, traumatic brain injury, trucking collisions, bad faith insurance law, and railroad law. She holds a B.A. degree from Saint Ignatius of Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland, an M.Ed. degree from Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University, and a J.D. degree from The Ohio State University.

Ms. Murray is a board member of the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), past Chair of the Ohio Trucking Safety Section of OAJ, a graduate of the Leadership Academy of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) where is she is also the Immediate Past Chair of the AAJ Civil Rights Section, Immediate Past Chair of the AAJ State Delegates, Chair of the AAJ Railroad Section, Chair of the AAJ Section Leadership Council, and member of the AAJ National Finance Council. She is also Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a Fellow of the Pound Civil Justice Institute. In her non-legal life, she assists with Habitat for Humanity projects and is a board member of the Erie County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children.

About Florence J. Murray

Admitted: 2006, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.murrayandmurray.com/attorneys/florence-j-murray

Honors/Awards

  • Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. , National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • The list contains the top women lawyers in the country, as identified by Martindale-Hubbell®, the authoritative source for attorney rankings since 1868. , Fortune Women Leaders in the Law, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Public Service Fellow The Public Service Fellow Program recognizes students who volunteer legal service to a non-profit (501)(c)(3) organization or to a governmental agency., Public Service Fellow, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2005

Educational Background

  • B.A. - Loyola University- Maryland, 1991
  • Master of Education -Special Needs- Ashland University, 1996
  • M.B.A - Case Western Reserve University, 1998

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • OSU College of Law Certificate in Dispute Resolution The purpose of the Certificate in Dispute Resolution is to acknowledge those students who have 1) completed a rigorous course of study in alternative dispute resolution and 2) actively engaged in the dispute resolution field while at The Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law. Certificate students are prepared to implement alternative dispute resolution skills in legal practice and are well-placed to become the next generation of leaders in dispute resolution., 2005

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Bad Faith Insurance - Brummitt v. Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Initial Car Wreck Verdict in 2013 of $213,722 plus a Bad Faith Verdict in 2017 of $352,277 plus prejudgment interest on both verdicts. , 2017

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) - board member, 2020
  • Habitat for Humanity, 2019

Representative Clients

  • Families with Catastrophic Injuries and Deaths from Truck Wrecks, 2020
  • Injured Children from Bullying in School and Special Needs Children Injured through Violations of IEP and 504 Plans, 2020
  • Injured Railroad Workers. Injured Barge and Ship Workers., 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

Industry Groups

  • Boating / Maritime
  • Civil Rights
  • FELA / Railroad
  • Prisoner Abuse
  • Trucking
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Office Location for Florence J. Murray

111 East Shoreline Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870-2517

Last Updated: 7/27/2021

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