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    Melissa Alvarez

    Melissa Alvarez was born and raised in South Florida. Ms. Alvarez graduated from Broward College with her AA and then obtained her BA in Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University. Ms. Alvarez has developed her paralegal skills through experience in varied positions in the firms where she has worked. Ms. Alvarez joined Lawlor White & Murphey, LLP in April 2016.


    Brittney Eller

    Brittney Eller is a second generation South Florida native. She attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School and later graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing with Advertising. She continued her education in business but despite her degree and experience, she has always had a passion for law. She joined Lawlor, White & Murphey in 2017 as the paralegal to Ben Murphey and quickly became an integral part of our litigation team.


    Sherry Furness

    Sherry Furness was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in South Florida. Sherry worked as a Customer Service Supervisor/Manager for a Telecommunication company for 16 years prior to joining Douglas P Johnson, PA as the Office Manager/Bookkeeper for 12 years before joining our firm in May 2015.


    Andrea Gonzalez

    Andrea Gonzalez was born in Columbia, Missouri. She moved to Kentucky where she worked as an office manager/tax preparer and within accounts payable for Lexington based corporations. In 2007, Ms. Gonzalez moved to Florida and began working as a distribution manager for Lawlor, White & Murphey in 2008. She attended Broward College and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies.


    Diana Medina

    Diana Medina was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to South Florida in 2007. Ms. Medina received her Paralegal certificate in 2008 from Washington Online Learning Institute and in 2005 graduated with her AA Degree in Marketing Management from Broward College. Ms. Medina joined Lawlor White and Murphey in November of 2015.


    Angie Myers

    Angie Myers is a Florida native. She attended Broward College and received her Paralegal Certification from Ft. Lauderdale College in 1990. Mrs. Myers has been helping clients who have been involved in automobile accidents and slip and falls since 1998. She worked for Douglas Johnson as his litigation paralegal for 17 years. Joined our firm in July of 2015.


    Martha Urena

    Martha Urena is from the Dominican Republic and raised in Queens, New York. She graduated from Berkeley College and earned an A.S. degree in Accounting. She relocated to South Florida in 1993 and has been working as a legal assistant since 1997, where has assisted attorneys in cases from personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability. In 2016 she joined Lawlor, White & Murphey.

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    John K. Lawlor

    John K. Lawlor, a South Florida personal injury attorney who focuses his practice on complex personal injury, wrongful death, and professional malpractice, founded the law firm of Lawlor, White & Murphey in 1996. Since 1995, Mr. Lawlor’s trial advocacy and litigation skills, as well as his wide-ranging legal expertise, have provided plaintiffs and their families with a distinct advantage when seeking financial compensation and justice for injuries caused by the negligence of others.

    Ben Murphey

    A partner at Lawlor, White & Murphey and a distinguished personal injury lawyer, Ben Murphey tries complex disputes that include civil appeals, maritime and admiralty claims, wrongful death, and labor disputes. Mr. Murphey has been recognized for his excellence in the area of personal injury litigation by being rewarded with a 10/10 Avvo Rating and named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2010-2013 and Super Lawyers 2014-2019.

    Anthony B. White

    Since 1994, seasoned litigation and trial lawyer Anthony B. White has helped thousands of accident victims seek damages due to injuries sustained as a result of another party’s negligence. Included in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals and selected to the 2012, 2014-2019 editions of Florida Super Lawyers, Mr. White specializes in car accidents, insurance disputes, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice cases.


    Vivian B.

    John Lawlor and this practice provide their clients with the upmost professionalism and expertise. I highly recommend them!


    John proved himself to be an attorney I could completely trust. His knowledge, experience and professionalism, mixed with his kindness and genuine concern for me and my family, were greatly appreciated.

    Iskra D.

    I cannot say enough about Anthony – he treated me like a friend instead of just another client. He was always available to answer any concerns, and provide guidance about my case.


    I summarize my experience with Anthony with the words honesty, professionalism, efficiency and care. Thank you so much.

    Jaime H.

    This is a fantastic team of lawyers! Everyone who worked there treated me like I was their most important case, even though it wasn't a major car accident case. I would highly recommend them.


    Ben worked on my case tirelessly and always kept me informed. Throughout a very lengthy and complex case he was very compassionate, empathetic and distributed a wealth of knowledge.


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