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in South Florida

Ben Murphey is a civil trial lawyer and partner at the law firm of Lawlor White & Murphey. The firm has offices in South Florida that helps the firm serve clients across the country.  Mr. Murphey is based in South Florida but represents people and businesses across the state who have been harmed by the wrongful acts of others.  His practice areas include:

Background and Education:

Mr. Murphey was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1971, but has spent the majority of his life in Florida.  Before college, he served in the United States Army Infantry where among other honors he earned his Airborne Wings, the National Defense Service Medal, and was a sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  Mr. Murphey is the fourth generation in his family to serve in the armed forces.

Following his military service, Mr. Murphey earned his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Florida International University in 2002 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.  He then attended the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University where he served on the Moot Court Executive Board and was an articles editor for the Nova Law Review.  He earned his law degree cum laude in 2006.  Mr. Murphey is admitted to practice before all Florida Courts, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Federal Circuits.

Mr. Murphey has represented clients at trial in state and federal courts, at arbitration, in Florida’s District Courts of Appeals, before administrative law judges at 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.  He has also successfully resolved a wide variety of cases without having to file a lawsuit.  Mr. Murphey has recovered his clients millions of dollars in damages that have helped them rebuild their lives and businesses.  He is a member of many professional associations and has received several significant awards and honors.

Professional Associations:

  • Member, Appellate Practice and Trial Lawyer Sections of the Florida Bar (2006-Present)
  • Member, American Bar Association (2006-Present)
  • Member, Florida Justice Association (2007-Present)
  • Member, Palm Beach County Justice Association (2007-Present)
  • Member, Broward County Justice Association (2006-Present)
  • Member, Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association (2009-Present)
  • Member, Florida Justice Association Vanguard Committee (2011-Present)
  • Officer, Broward County Justice Association (2012-Present)
  • Director, Broward County Justice Association (2009-2011)

Professional Honors:

    • 10/10 Superb Rating by Avvo
    • Reported in Verdict Search’s Top Florida Verdicts & Settlements of 2013 under the categories of Motor Vehicle, Worker Negligence, and Contracts/Legal Malpractice
    • Named Top 1% of Car Accident Attorneys by Car Accident Lawyer in 2012
    • Named a Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2011, 2012, and 2013
    • Named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers in 2014

Rely on the Experience of Attorney Ben Murphey

Choosing a civil trial lawyer can be tough, but when you retain Ben Murphey, you can rest easy knowing you have someone with both the compassion and legal experience necessary to help you.  Contact Mr. Murphey today at the law firm of Lawlor White & Murphey at 954-587-0873, or email him at

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