M. Benjamin Murphey – Maritime, Admiralty and Personal Injury Attorney
Mr. Murphey was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1971. Before entering college, he served in the U. S. Army Infantry where he earned his airborne wings and had the honor of serving as a sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
He earned his A. A. summa cum laude from Miami-Dade Community college in 1999 and his B. A. from Florida International University magna cum laude in 2002, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. In 2006, Mr. Murphey earned his law degree cum laude from Nova Southeastern University. There, he was an articles editor for the Law Review and served on the Moot Court Executive Board.
His practice areas include maritime injury, personal injury, civil appeals, and labor disputes. Mr. Murphey has represented clients before Florida’s District Courts of Appeal, the Social Security Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals, the U. S. Department of Labor, Florida’s Division of Administrative Hearings, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and numerous other state and federal courts.
Mr. Murphey has been admitted to practice before all Florida Courts, the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He is a member of the Appellate Practice, Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers, and Labor & Employment sections of the Florida Bar Association. Mr. Murphey is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Broward County Justice Association, The Broward Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association.
Florida Bar, 2006
Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law School, J.D.
Florida International University, B.A.
Miami-Dade Community College, A.A.
Professional Association & Memberships:
Member, Florida Bar – The Appellate Practice, Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers and Labor & Employment Sections (2007-Present)
Member, The American Bar Association (2006- Present)
Member, Broward County Justice Association (2006-Present)
Director, Broward County Justice Association (2009-2011)
Officer, Broward County Justice Association (2012-Present)
Member, Federal Bar Association, Broward Chapter (2008-Present)
Member, Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association (2009-Present)
Member, Florida Justice Association Broward Vanguard Committee (2011-Present)