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About Florence J. Murray

I’ve known I wanted to be a lawyer since I was a young girl, listening to my father talk about cases and trials at the dinner table. Fairness has always been my driving force—knowing that no one ever deserves or wants to be in a situation where they need an attorney. I believe that one of the greatest joys in life is interacting with and helping other people, and it’s this knowledge that I take with me to my practice every day. We want our clients to know that we are in this battle together.

Inspiration in my life:

My father; since I was a young girl, I would hear him talk about cases and trials at the dinner table. It is what inspired me to be a lawyer.

When I’m not helping clients:

You can find me outdoors! I love spending time with my family being active and in the fresh air whenever possible.

My advice for young professionals:

Find time to do things that are only for you and stay physically active.

I like giving back because:

It’s the right thing to do. Simple as that.

My greatest accomplishments:

The two most majestic experiences of my life are skydiving and peering down a ski slope in the Swiss Alps.

Community Involvement

  • Actively assists with Firelands Habitat for Humanity projects
  • Erie County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children, board member

Areas of Practice

  • Civil rights
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Trucking collisions
  • Wrongful death actions
  • Class actions
  • Mediation
  • Insurance law
  • Admiralty and maritime law
  • Railroad law, FRSA, FELA

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2011

Honors & Awards

  • Fortune Women Leaders in the Law, 2015
  • Martindale Hubbell® AV® Rated, 2014 – 2019
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers; Top 25 Brain Injury Lawyers; Top 10 Bad Faith Insurance Lawyers, 2015 – 2019
  • America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, 2019
  • Selected for inclusion in the Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list, 2014 – 2016

Representative Cases

  • Oatman v. InfoCision, Inc., et al., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106453 (N.D. Ohio 2013)
  • Stevenson v. Western & Southern Mut. Holding Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42026 (N.D. Ohio 2012)
  • Range v. Cincinnati Life Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41520 (N.D. Ohio 2012)



  • American Association for Justice: Trucking Litigation Section; Insurance Law Section; Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Ohio Association for Justice: Trucking Safety Committee; Insurance Committee
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • American Bar Association: Litigation Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Disability Rights Bar Association
  • Education Law Association
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Public Justice Foundation


  • Marquette University

    B.A., Education
  • Loyola University

    B.A., Education
  • Ashland University, School of Education

    M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction
  • Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University

    M.B.A, Finance & Strategy
  • The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law

    J.D., Law


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