Scott C Murray

Murray & Guari Trial Attorneys PL
Murray & Guari Trial Attorneys PL
1525 N Flagler Dr., Ste. 100, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Scott C. Murray is an experienced attorney, dedicated to representing clients who have suffered injury due to the negligence of others. He pursues justice in personal injury and wrongful death matters involving auto accidents, dangerous products and unsafe premises.


Scott is AV-rated from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review. According Martindale-Hubbell, the rating indicates the highest level of skill, integrity, and professional standards of conduct. He is also included in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar of Preeminent Lawyers. In addition, he is rated “Superb” by AVVO.


A native of Palm Beach County (fourth generation), Scott is father of four children. He graduated from Cardinal Newman High School in 1984, earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1988, and received his law degree from the University of Florida in 1992. He also studied law at the University of Leiden in The Netherlands in 1990.


Scott is an active member of The Florida Bar, The Florida Justice Association, including current Eagle Member, and the American Association for Justice.


Since beginning his law career in 1992, Scott has been actively involved in the leadership of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, including as President of the Young Lawyers’ Division and as a long-standing former member of the Board of Directors for the Association. He currently volunteers as a member of the Judicial Campaign Practices Commission, which provides advisory opinions regarding complaints of judicial misconduct. He also devotes his time to the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach as a member of its Board of Directors and is Secretary of the non-profit. Scott is also a volunteer instructor for the Justice Teaching Program, created by the Justices of the Florida Supreme Court, which is designed to teach civics to middle school students.


Scott also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Vita Nova, a non-profit organization committed to helping youth adults transition from foster care to independent living, and to fight youth homelessness.


Scott has lectured to numerous professional, educational and legal associations and is admitted to practice in all State and Federal District Courts in Florida.


Scott has published articles in legal publications and has also lectured before numerous, professional legal associations across Florida in the area of insurance bad faith, uninsured motorist coverage, consumer protection issues, motion in limine, cross-examination of expert witnesses and subrogation in personal injury and wrongful death claims.


Scott is a member of The Florida Bar, American Association for Justice, The Florida Justice Association (Eagle Member), and is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of Florida.


Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1992

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1993

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1994

U.S. District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, 2005


Education:

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1988 J.D.

Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1992 B.S., B.A, Cum Laude


Published Works:

Co-Author: “Sport Utility Vehicles, Vans and Pickups: Orphans of Auto Safety”, Trial Magazine, November 1994


Classes / Seminars Taught:

“Motions in Limine vs. Objections During Trial, Daubert vs. Frey: State & Federal Cases in Florida”, Lorman Education Services – Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner, West Palm Beach, Florida, November 7, 2003

“Underinsured Motorist Insurance (UIM) (a) Insurance Company Obligations (b)Coverage of Persons, Vehicles and Injuries (c) Exclusions (d) Statute of Limitations”, National Business Institute – Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Florida, West Palm Beach, Florida, November 18, 2003

“Insurance 3rd Party Coverage”, National Business Institute, May 8, 2003


Honors and Awards:

Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

2021 Super Lawyer Magazine’s Florida Super Lawyer

Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite


Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Bar Association – Member

American Association for Justice – Member

Florida Justice Association – Eagle Member

Georgetown University Club of Palm Beach – President

Georgetown University Alumni – Loyalty Society

Guild of Catholic Lawyers – Member

Indian River County Bar Association – Member

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach – Board of Directors & Secretary

Martin County Bar Association – Member

National Crime Victim Bar Association – Member

Palm Beach County Bar Association – Member

Judicial Campaign Practices Commission – 2016

Past Board of Directors

Past President of Young Lawyers Section

Past Chair Personal Injury / Wrongful Death CLE

Southern Trial Lawyer Association – Member

The Florida Bar – Member


Community Associations & Memberships:

Historical Society of Palm Beach County – Member

Norton Museum of Art – Young Friends

Justice Teaching Program – Volunteer Instructor

South Florida Science Museum – Young Friends

Rosarian Academy – Development Committee

Vita Nova Inc. – Chair – Board of Directors


Practice Areas:

Auto Accidents

Premises Liability

Product Liability

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

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