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Sean Murray

Murray & Murray, LLP

Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Worcester, MA

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41 Elm St , Suite 301
Worcester, MA 01609

Worcester Criminal Law Firm

Murray & Murray, LLP was established in 2004 on the founding principle of providing the highest quality legal services in an efficient and cost effective manner. Our legal professionals serve clients throughout Massachusetts in a broad range of practice areas. We focus on practical solutions to your legal matters. Over the past decade, our experience and insight have enabled us to maximize outcomes for individuals, families and businesses all across Massachusetts. We look forward to working with you to achieve your legal goals.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury

Call Sean Murray today at 508-754-4900 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Sean C. Murray, Esq.

Attorney Murray is a 1993 graduate of Fordham University and 1997 graduate of Western New England College School of Law. Upon obtaining his juris doctorate, Attorney Murray worked for five years in the Office of the District Attorney for the Middle District.  He regularly prosecuted cases throughout the District Courts of Worcester County and also served as the supervisor of the Jury Session in the Worcester District Court.  Attorney Murray represented the Commonwealth in both felony and misdemeanor matters, and was also assigned as a prosecutor in the Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit. Attorney Murray served as lead counsel for the Commonwealth in over 125 jury trials.

In 2002, Attorney Murray joined the firm of Bernstein, Burwick & Tucker, LLP where the majority of his practice was focused on representing clients in personal injury cases and criminal defense.  Attorney Murray also represented clients in business litigation, licensing matters and domestic relations cases.

In 2004, Attorney Murray founded the firm, Murray & Murray, LLP.  Since the firm’s inception, Attorney Murray has continued to represent clients in criminal defense and personal injury cases.  He has additionally served as counsel for numerous small businesses in both regulatory and civil litigation matters.


Attorney Thomas V. Murray, Jr., Esq.

Attorney Thomas V. Murray, Jr. represents individuals in divorces involving complex matters of asset valuation, alimony, and child custody / support.  Additionally, Attorney Murray handles all types of guardianship and conservatorship cases.  He also represents clients in the areas of estate administration, complex trust and estate litigation, and paternity matters.  Furthermore, Attorney Murray serves as a Special Prosecutor for the Office of the District Attorney in the Middle District.

Attorney Murray has successfully settled and tried a wide array of divorces, modifications, trust / estate matters, and guardianship / conservatorship cases.  He has also represented clients at the Client Security Board and in 2009 won $243,498 on behalf of a group of trust beneficiaries – the largest single award won that year.  On many occasions he has been appointed to serve as a Guardian ad Litem by Probate and Family Court judges of Worcester, Suffolk and Middlesex Counties.  Additionally, he serves as a court appointed conciliator for matters pending in the Worcester Probate and Family Court.

Attorney Murray has regularly served on probate and family law lecture panels of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE) and the Worcester County Bar Association.  He is also a past member of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Family Law Section Council.  Attorney Murray is currently serving his second term as an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Worcester County Bar Association, where he has also served as Co-Chair of its Government Relations and Family Law Committees.

Education:

  • B.A., 1991, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
  • M.A., 1992, State University of New York, New York, NY
  • J.D., 1999, New England School of Law, Boston, MA

Personal Injury

Worcester Superior Court – Personal Injury – Shaken Baby                             $1,750,000

Infant child rushed to hospital while in the care of daycare provider.  Child suffered traumatic brain injury as a result of being shaken. Provider not charged criminally as there was a question of the time of the incident and perpetrator.  Attorney Murray retained pediatric neurologist to examine medical records and create timeline of brain bleed implicating provider.  The case settled at mediation

Worcester Superior Court – Personal Injury – Construction Site fall              $500,000

Client was a worker on site when he fell through uncovered second floor hole in a partially framed house.  Attorney Murray retained construction expert verifying violations of the applicable building code.  The case settled at mediation.

Worcester Superior Court – Personal Injury – Motor Vehicle Accident           $440,000

Client, who was a mentally disabled woman, was seriously injured in a motor vehicle van accident while being transported to her daytime care facility.  Extensive discovery was conducted verifying the nature and causal relationship between the accident and client’s injuries. Case settled at mediation

Worcester Superior Court – Personal Injury – Trip and Fall-                           $390,000

Elderly client fell down several stairs and suffered serious personal injuries while checking out of office of medical provider.  Attorney Murray retained building code expert who verified numerous violations of the building code including the placement of a checkout window directly next to a stairway. The case settled at mediation

Worcester Superior Court – Personal Injury –  Breach of Security        $340,000(w/interest)

Lawsuit filed on behalf of estate of 23 year old who was murdered while inside his apartment after a botched robbery.  Perpetrators arrested and charged criminally.  Attorney Murray filed suit against the building owner for negligent security.  Attorney Murray retained security expert who testified as to the failures of the building security system.  Attorney Murray also subpoenaed two of the convicted perpetrators who testified as to the manner in which the break in occurred.  The jury trial lasted 5 days before a verdict was reached.


Criminal Law

Worcester District Court – OUI/Failure to Stop Jury Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

Client was stopped after Trooper alleged he was traveling 84 mph in a 50 mph zone at midnight. Trooper further alleged that he traveled over 1 mile before stopping. Admitted to consuming alcohol and coming from a bar. Administered field sobriety test before being placed under arrest. Defense proffered witnesses who were with client prior to arrest and testified to his sobriety.

Worcester District Court – Assault and Battery Jury Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

Client was employee of assisted living facility. Charged with assault and battery against family member of resident. Client testified and offered theory of self defense.

Fitchburg District Court – Indecent A+B Bench Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

Client charged with indecently touching his step daughter. Investigation conducted by defense produced witnesses which cast doubt on the credibility of the claim. Client additionally testified at trial..

Westborough District Court – Illegal Wiretapping Charges Dismissed

Client charged with illegally recording conversations of her former husband and child. Defense filed a Motion to Dismiss which was allowed.

Fitchburg District Court – OUI Jury Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

Client collided with Telephone pole at approximately 2:00 am causing fire, police and EMS response. Open container found in the vehicle. Client brought by ambulance to hospital. Client and additional witness testified as to client’s sobriety.

Fitchburg District Court – Aggravated Assault/Battery Bench Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

Client charged with domestic Assault and Battery against live in girlfriend. Defense produced witnesses who discredited claims of alleged victim.

Fitchburg District Court – OUI/Negligent Operation Jury Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

Client arrested after colliding with median on highway. Trooper administered field sobriety tests at scene. Defense produced medical records of client which revealed pre-existing physical maladies.

Clinton District Court – Violation of 209A Order Bench Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

Client arrested and charged with sending abusive text messages to former girlfriend. Defense subpoenaed phone/text records which discredited claim of former girlfriend that client was source of the texts. Defendant also testified in his own defense.

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