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Patrick W. Murray Esq. - Pittsburgh, PA

114 Smithfield Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Updated: 11/12/2020

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PATRICK W. MURRAY - PITTSBURGH INJURY ATTORNEY

Attorney Patrick W. Murray is one of the founding partners of the law firm of SMT Legal. He received his B.A. in 2000 from Point Park University and his J.D. in 2003 from Duquesne University. While attending Duquesne University School of Law, he served as Associate Comment Editor of the Law Review and represented the University in trial and A.D.R. competitions...

PATRICK W. MURRAY - PITTSBURGH INJURY ATTORNEY

Attorney Patrick W. Murray is one of the founding partners of the law firm of SMT Legal. He received his B.A. in 2000 from Point Park University and his J.D. in 2003 from Duquesne University. While attending Duquesne University School of Law, he served as Associate Comment Editor of the Law Review and represented the University in trial and A.D.R. competitions. Also while attending Duquesne University School of Law, Mr. Murray worked for Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and continued to work with the firm after receiving his degree. In 2006, Attorney Murray joined Klett, Rooney, Lieber and Schorling, P.C. before that firm merged to form Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C. Super Lawyers Magazine has also named Mr. Murray a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star.

Attorney Murray initially concentrated his practice in the area of civil litigation defense for transportation companies which included major trucking and railroad companies. Mr. Murray expanded his practice to include a variety of areas within civil defense including, but not limited to: premises liability, motor vehicle liability, employment law, family law, workers' compensation, real estate disputes and transactions, and medical and nursing home litigation.

Attorney Murray is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and American Bar Association. Additionally, Mr. Murray is a Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for Top Trial Lawyers in America as well as a President's Club Member of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. He has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. In addition to Pennsylvania, Attorney Murray has also practiced law in Ohio. Attorney Murray has successfully assisted his clients in the negotiation of settlements in cases involving millions of dollars in dispute, has secured dismissals for a number of clients and represented clients in appellate matters arguing before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and Pennsylvania Appellate Courts.

Representing injured people, Mr. Murray has secured favorable jury and non-jury verdicts on behalf of clients to compensate them for their injuries and out of pocket expenses. Additionally, Mr. Murray has successfully assisted his clients in the negotiation of settlements in cases involving severe and catastrophic injuries. However, Mr. Murray's experience goes beyond representation of injured people and also includes representation of Estates in Wrongful Death and Survival actions.

Beyond his civil litigation accomplishments, attorney Murray has represented clients through real estate transactions and closings, child custody disputes and has even been successful in assisting non-parental clients and fathers obtain primary custody. In addition to being an attorney with real estate experience, Mr. Murray is also a founding member of 24/7 Settlement Services, LLC which provides both residential and commercial real estate closing services in the area.

Attorney Murray is also an adjunct professor at Duquesne University School of Law, is Blackboard Certified and has been involved with teaching at several local universities. He lives in the north Hills area of Pittsburgh with his wife and two children.

About Patrick W. Murray Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Attorney
  • Premises Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Real Estate Disputes and Transactions
  • Medical and Nursing Home Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2003
    J.D.
    Honors: Represented the University in Trial and A.D.R. Competitions
    Law Review: Duquesne Law Review, Associate Comment Editor
  • Point Park College, 2000
    B.A.
    Major: Criminal Justice

Past Positions

  • Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.
  • Klett, Rooney, Lieber and Schorling, P.C., Attorney
  • Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

Pro Bono Activities

  • President’s Club Member of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University School of Law

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Patrick W. Murray

Included on the 2024 Pennsylvania list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Patrick W. Murray on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum for Top Trial Lawyers in America

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Office Information

Address

114 Smithfield Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fax

  • 412-765-3346

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

24x7

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