Lewis W. Murphy, Jr.

Lewis W. Murphy, Jr.

Admitted

1991, Florida; 1992, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1993, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals,
Eleventh Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Trial Bar of the Southern District of Florida; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court.

Education

University:
Emory University, B.A., 1988
Law School:
University of Florida, J.D., 1991

Biography

Civic: University of Florida College of Law, Trustee, 2013 -; Indian River Medical Center Foundation, Director, Secretary, 2003-2009; Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County, Director, Vice President, 1999-2003; Community Church, United Church of Christ, Trustee, Chair, 1998-2001, 2007-2010, 2016-2019; Education Foundation of Indian River County, Director, Treasurer, 1996-1999; Backus Museum, 2014-2020; Author: “Whose File is it Anyway?” The Risk Manager, Fall 2002, “The Florida Tort Reform Act of 1999,” The Risk Manager, Spring 2000; Teaching Fellow, University of Florida College of Law, 1990-1991. (Board Certified Civil Trial and Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate – National Board of Trial Advocacy).

Lewis W. Murphy, Jr.

Education

University:
Emory University, B.A., 1988
Law School:
University of Florida, J.D., 1991

Biography

Civic: University of Florida College of Law, Trustee, 2013 -; Indian River Medical Center Foundation, Director, Secretary, 2003-2009; Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County, Director, Vice President, 1999-2003; Community Church, United Church of Christ, Trustee, Chair, 1998-2001, 2007-2010, 2016-2019; Education Foundation of Indian River County, Director, Treasurer, 1996-1999; Backus Museum, 2014-2020; Author: “Whose File is it Anyway?” The Risk Manager, Fall 2002, “The Florida Tort Reform Act of 1999,” The Risk Manager, Spring 2000; Teaching Fellow, University of Florida College of Law, 1990-1991. (Board Certified Civil Trial and Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate – National Board of Trial Advocacy).

Admitted

1991, Florida; 1992, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1993, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals,
Eleventh Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Trial Bar of the Southern District of Florida; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court.

Admitted

1991, Florida; 1992, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1993, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals,
Eleventh Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Trial Bar of the Southern District of Florida; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court.

Memberships

The Florida Bar (Executive Committee of Trial Lawyers Section, 2012-present, Chair, 2021-2022; Civil Trial Certification Committee, 2010-2013; Standing Committee on Professionalism, 2007-2010); Indian River County Bar Association (Director, President, 2005-2006; Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, 1996-1999, Chair, 1998-1999); American Board of Trial Advocates (2012-present).

Reported Cases

Liese v. Indian River Memorial Hospital, 701 F.3d 2012 (11th Cir. 2012); Indian River Medical Center v. Browne, 44 So.3d 237 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010); Reimbursement Recovery, Inc. v. IRMC, 22 So.3d 679 (Fla. 4th DCA 2009); Hussamy v. Rose, 916 So.2d 785 (Fla. 2005); Mason v. Warner, Fox, 781 So.2d 375 (Fla. 4th DCA 2001); Humana Medical Plan, Inc. v. Fischman, 750 So.2d 677 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999); Baldwin Sod Farms, Inc. v. Corrigan, 746 So.2d 1198 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999); Hasburgh v. WJA Realty, 697 So.2d 219 (Fla. 4th DCA 1997); Johnson v. Treasure Coast Plaza, Ltd., 670 So.2d 1199 (Fla. 4th DCA 1996).

Practice Areas

• Personal Injury Litigation
• Professional Negligence Litigation
• Business and Commercial Litigation
• Insurance Litigation
• Construction Litigation

Certifications

• Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer – Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education (2006 and re-certified 2011, 2016)
• Board Certified Business Litigation Lawyer – Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education (2008 and re-certified 2013 and 2018)
• Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate – National Board of Legal Specialty Certification (2007 and re-certified 2012 and 2019)

Distinctions

• AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (1997 to present)
• Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine – Personal Injury-Plaintiff; Business Litigation; Professional Liability-Defense (2008 to present)
• Florida Trend’s Legal Elite (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021)

ISLN

901177184