Our Lawyers & Staff

Lawlor, White & Murphey South Florida Personal Injury Trial Lawyers and Staff


John Lawlor began practicing law in 1998 and has been expanding and improving his firm ever since, all while staying true to his original goal and ideal: of helping regular people fight back against big organizations and insurance companies that wrong them and try to get away scot free. Today, Lawlor, White & Murphey is a personal injury firm with a reputation for excellence. In fact, most of our business is based on referrals from past and current clients, as well as colleagues and other attorneys.



We’re proud of how are team has grown over the years, and we’re especially pleased to be able to serve South Florida. We hope that individuals in both of those communities will continue to trust us and reach out to us if they or a loved one are ever injured by the recklessness or negligence of another.


Who Are We?


We are attorneys who care about our clients’ well-being, not just our own reputation, and we take a committed approach to every individual case. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence, Lawlor, White & Murphey can provide the legal representation needed to obtain the best possible recovery.


At Lawlor, White & Murphey, we believe you have the right to hold individuals, insurance companies, corporations, and manufacturers accountable for any wrongdoings. Our goal is to protect the rights of individuals and families in our communities, and we strive to do that every day.


Our lawyers and staff provide the personal attention of a small firm, but add the resources and experience to go up against large corporations and insurance companies. Our team currently consists of seven attorneys and a support staff of eight paralegals, legal clerks, and administrative personnel. Everyone on our team comes from a unique background, which helps us to offer a diverse range of perspectives to our clients. The breadth and depth of our legal experience allows us to look at cases from multiple angles and offer insights that other firms might not able to.


Choosing a law firm isn’t a decision should make hastily. You need to find an attorney who has the experience necessary to handle your case, but who will also make the effort to keep you in the loop every step of the way. Finding the law firm that’s right for you and your case can be difficult, so take a moment to get to know us or contact us for more information.

The Lawlor, White & Murphey Team

John K. Lawlor

Practicing law Since 1995


  • Selected for Florida Super Lawyers, 2012-2018
  • Recognized as being in the top 1% of car accident lawyers by www.caraccidentlawyer.com
  • Practices personal injury, professional malpractice, wrongful death, and complex litigation
M. Benjamin Murphey

Practicing law for 8 years

  • Selected for Florida Super Lawyers, 2014-2016
  • Selected for Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” 2010-2013
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Listed in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
Anthony B. White

Practicing law in South Florida since 1994

  • Named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2009
  • Selected for Florida Super Lawyers, 2012, 2014-2016
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Listed in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
  • 10/10 Avvo rating
  • Recognized as being in the top 1% of car accident lawyers by www.caraccidentlawyer.com
  • Practices personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, medical malpractice, and insurance / bad faith disputes
Douglas P. Johnson

Douglas Paul Johnson is an experienced litigator who has been handling personal injury claims since 1985.


Mr. Johnson takes a problem solving attitude towards his cases. He strives to identify his clients’s goals and incorporates those goals into the clients’s objectives in the litigation process. Mr. Johnson has shown great empathy and understanding for his injured clients. With these goals and understanding he endeavors to achieve the highest awards for their benefit.

Support Staff


Our support staff currently consists of eight talented women who work as paralegals, legal assistants, and administrators. They hail from all across the country and bring with them diverse legal experience that is vital to the Lawlor Winston team.


Contact Lawlor, White & Murphey Today


We want it to be as easy as possible for clients and community members to contact us, which is why we give you a variety of different ways to do so. You can send an email to [email protected], fill out our quick online form to have us review your case, or call us at one of the numbers below. Remember, we offer a free 60 minute initial consultation and work on a contingency basis, which means if you do decide to hire us, you won’t owe us anything until we recover compensation for you. You have nothing to lose, so don’t hesitate. Contact us Today!