Miami Injury & Accident Lawyer

Kathleen T. Murphy

Kathleen T. Murphy has been a trial lawyer since 1985, representing plaintiffs in a wide variety of personal injury cases, including medical malpractice, product liability, slip/trip and falls, negligent security, nursing home abuse, automobile accidents and pharmaceutical drug liability.

Kathy graduated with honors from the University of Miami School of Law in 1985.  Thereafter, she was a judicial law clerk to the nationally admired and respected Honorable Lenore C. Nesbitt, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Florida Justice Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Aviation Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Drug/Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Inadequate Security Cases
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Road Design Accidents
  • Slip/Trip and Falls
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death Cases

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of practice devoted to litigation


  • University of Miami School of Law, 1985, J.D.
    Honors:  Cum Laude
    Honors:  George D. Gold Scholarship Recipient
  • University of South Florida, 1976
    B.S. in Criminal Justice


  • Steven Sharp Public Service Award for Firestone Tire Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida,  1986
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals 11th Circuit,  1988
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals 6th Circuit,  1988

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice