Originally from Boston, Mr. Lawlor received his B.A. from Barry University in Miami and his law degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1994. After several years of trying cases at local litigation firms in South Florida, Mr. Lawlor opened his own practice in 1996, and, in 1998, eventually began what is now the Law Firm of Lawlor, White & Murphey.
Mr. Lawlor has a wide and varied legal background, including personal injury litigation, business litigation, criminal defense trial work and matrimonial law. His areas of focus are complex personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. John heads up the Firm’s litigation and trial practice division.
He is admitted to practice before all Florida courts and the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Lawlor is an Eagle member of the Florida Justice Association, the Broward County Justice Association and the American Association for Justice. Reinforcing his passion to give back to the community, he routinely accepts pro bono cases through Broward Lawyers Care.
Florida Bar, 1995
U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
EAGLE Member, Florida Justice Association
Member, Broward County Justice Association
Member, American Association for Justice
Treasurer, Broward County Justice Association Political Action Committee (PAC)
Member, Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section
Member, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Member, Broward Lawyers Care
Member, Florida Justice Association Broward Vanguard Committee (2011-Present)