Firm Overview

About This Firm:
Murnaghan & Ferguson, P.A. is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Main Office

Main Office
100 North Tampa Street, Suite 2600, P.O. BOX 2937
Tampa  FL  33601

Phone
  • 813-222-0123
Fax
  • 813-222-0124
Personal Injury
Areas of Law
-General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts and before Administrative Agencies
-Construction and Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation.
-Commercial and Business

Dennis R. Ferguson

Attorney in Tampa, FL
Co-Author: "Overview of Laws Affecting Franchising," Florida Franchise Law and Practice, Florida Bar, 1984. Certified Mediator, Circuit Civil, Florida Supreme Court. Certified Mediator, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Business Litigation
-Mediation
-Personal Injury Defense
-Health Insurance Coverage

Experience & Credentials

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1977, Florida
-1982, District of Columbia
-U.S. Court of International Trade
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
-U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, District of Columbia and District of Maryland

Law School Attended:
Florida State University
Class of 1976
J.D.
high honors

University Attended:
Chipola College
Class of 1972
A.A.

University of West Florida
Class of 1974
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1952
Chipley, Florida, July 22, 1952

Associations & Memberships:
The Florida Bar.
Education
  • Florida State University
    Juris Doctorate , 1976

Peter P. Murnaghan

Attorney in Tampa, FL

Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2014; Designated Arbitrator in the Middle District of Florida; Member, Appellate Advocacy Board of Editors.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Trial
-Personal Injury
-Construction Litigation
-Wrongful Death Defense
-Highway Construction Litigation

Experience & Credentials

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1978, Florida
1983, U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Florida
Class of 1978
J.D.
with honors

University Attended:
St. Petersburg College
Class of 1973
A.A.
with high honors

University of Florida
Class of 1975
B.S.B.A.
with high honors

Birth Information:
Born in 1953
Lakeland, Florida, January 8, 1953

Associations & Memberships:
The Florida Bar (Member: Trial Lawyers Section); American Board of Trial Advocates; Florida Justice Association; American Association for Justice; Hillsborough County and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations.
Education
  • University of Florida
    Juris Doctorate, with honors , 1978

Jill K. Schmidt

Attorney in Tampa, FL

Jill K. Schmidt is an associate attorney with Murnaghan & Ferguson. Her practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on highway construction litigation, product liability, and wrongful death defense.

Ms. Schmidt is admitted to practice in the State of Florida. She received her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Miami School of Law, graduating magna cum laude, in 2011 and her B.S. Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Central Florida in 2007.

While attending the University of Miami School of Law, Ms. Schmidt was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Street Law Program, providing practical, participatory education about law, democracy and human rights at Coral Gables Senior High School in Miami, Florida.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Practice
-Commercial Law
-Personal Injury
-Construction Law

Experience & Credentials

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2011, Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law
Class of 2011
J.D.
magna cum laude

University Attended:
University of Central Florida
Class of 2007
B.S.
Accounting and Finance

Associations & Memberships:
Dade County and Hillsborough County Bar Associations.
Education
  • University of Miami School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude , 2011

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