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909 University Park Drive S., Suite 1010 Huron, Ohio 44839-9172

legal services
with innovative solutions

Murray Co., LPA is an innovative public interest law firm based in Northern Ohio and the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The B Corporation firm provides a wide range of strategic consulting, mediation, and legal services.

Welcome to
Managing partner James W. Murray is licensed to practice law in California and Ohio, and is admitted to state and federal courts in Ohio, as well at the 6th Appellate Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Murray Co., LPA strives for equal representation and justice in all forums including county, state and U.S. Federal and Appellate level courts. We are laser focused on ethical and effective advocacy, legal representation, consulting and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Our firm prides itself on first attempting to resolve difficult issues amicably in a timely manner. We make focused efforts to avoid the expense, challenges, long duration, frustration, and fatigue of litigation.


legal waters


complex matters


your rights

practice areas

Mr. James W. Murray is an experienced mediator, consultant and ombuds; in a wide range of complex legal fields including arbitration & ADR. Over twenty years of unique cross-sector experience in California and Ohio with nonprofit organizations, charitable foundations, collaborative real estate initiatives and strategic philanthropy.

Products Liability
Consumer Protection Law
Financial Fraud Investigations/ Corporate Malfeasance
Real Estate Law
Strategic Philanthropy and Nonprofit Law – curative damages, Cy Pres
Experience, Connections & Dedication

Murray Co., LPA has a proven track record of success. What makes us different?

We seek challenging cases that have a potential impact on the laws of our society and seek systemic change to protect consumers and citizens.
Complex cases are often referred to our firm by other lawyers that are aware of our unparalleled reputation.
If we are not the right fit for your matter, we attempt to refer and help connect individuals to a deep and talented group of other lawyers and law firms that can best handle their specific cases and issue areas.
Unwavering commitment to client success, and a proven track record of delivering exceptional results in a wide range of legal challenges.
James W. Murray, Esq.

Managing Partner

James W. Murray is an experienced public interest attorney and cross-sector leader. Jim Murray has worked for the Supreme Court of California, the Coro Center for Civic Leadership and Habitat for Humanity. He was appointed to be the John Gardner Director of the Postgraduate Public Service Program for over five years at Stanford University’s Haas Center for Public Service.

James W. Murray has litigation, consulting and mediation experience in California and Ohio – as well as experience in other states and jurisdictions pro hac vice.

Jim is a proud graduate of Boston College and the University of Notre Dame Law School. He has also completed the Stanford University Managers Program and the Program on Negotiation Mediation program at the Harvard Law School.

Jim has cross-sector experience in business, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and philanthropic foundations. 

Our 4 Way Test

J.W. Murray is a twenty-year Rotarian and deeply believes in the power of the Rotary four way test of the things we say and do:

Is it the Truth?
In an era of misinformation and bias, Murray Co., LPA strives to seek out the truth and help achieve justice for our clients.
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Many of our clients have been treated unfairly. Our firm intends to make things right and provide some balance to situations where our clients are fighting against steep odds.
Will it build goodwill and better relationships?
People come first at Murray Co., LPA. We strive to treat every client as if they were our own family. We thoughtfully leverage our diverse relationships and contacts to maximize positive outcomes for our clients.
Is it beneficial for all concerned?
Murray Co., LPA seeks quadruple bottom line results for our clients, others affected by substantially similar issues at hand, protecting the environment, and the broader community and society at a state, national and international scope.
Frequently Asked Questions

Please complete our short online contact form HERE. 

You can also call the office directly at (440) JMURRAY.

Murray Co., LPA estimates more than half of our cases are handled pro bono with no direct fees or expenses to the client(s). We truly understand and appreciate that many people can’t afford the tremendous expense of hiring an attorney.
Murray Co., LPA jointly develops fair, customized billing agreements with each client to maximize productivity and efficiency in the best interest of the client and their family.

We support a wide range of charitable nonprofits and community organizations. If you have interest in supporting these or other organizations, please contact our firm.