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Awards & Recognitions

  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
  • Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
    Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
  • 2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
    2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
  • American Institute of Personal Injury 2 Year Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Personal Injury 2 Year Client Satisfaction
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - 2021
    Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - 2021
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Kel Murphy

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Kel Murphy received his undergraduate and law degrees from Florida State University.

Kel graduated magna cum laude from the Florida State University Honors program in 2005. He graduated in the top 3% of his class at Florida State University College of Law and served as a member of the FSU Law Review. While in law school, Kel received a book award for his academic success in the area of Criminal Procedure. He spent the summer of 2007 as in intern at the Tallahassee Office of the Public Defender and was recognized by FSU for his commitment to providing Pro Bono legal services to those unable to afford legal representation.

Following graduation, Kel worked in Pensacola as an Assistant Public Defender, where he gained valuable jury trial experience representing indigent citizens charged with violating Florida law.

Kel joined Michles & Booth in January 2010 as a part of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Division. He now focuses primarily on protecting the legal rights of victims injured in motor vehicle accidents.

Employment
  • Michles & Booth 2010 - Present
  • Office of the Public Defender First Judicial Circuit 2009 - Present
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Honors: Magna cum laude Florida State University - University Tallahassee 2005
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence Honors: Magna cum laude Florida State University College of Law - University Tallahassee, FL 2008
Memberships
  • Florida Bar Association Sep 29, 2008
Awards
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
  • Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
    Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
  • 2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
    2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
  • American Institute of Personal Injury 2 Year Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Personal Injury 2 Year Client Satisfaction
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Jan 1, 2021
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - 2021
    Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - 2021
Community Involvement
  • Awarded Certificate of Outstanding Pro Bono Service by FSU College of Law

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Read Reviews from Kel Murphy's Past Clients.
  • “Everyone I talked to was on point. Every question answered in a timely manner.”

    - Doug Weinberg
  • “Most pleased with how my lawyer handled it and cared about me”

    - Marian Prayer
  • “If I called the office, someone called me back within 24 hours.”

    - Parris Brewton

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