Friday, September 7, 2018
Professor Michael D. Murray has joined the full-time legal research and writing faculty University of Kentucky College of Law in Lexington. He had been a Visiting Professor of Law at UK Law in 2016-2017, when he taught Legal Writing, Professional Responsibility, and Advanced Legal Research and Writing.
Professor Murray graduated from Loyola College in Maryland and from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He was a member of a national champion Jessup International Law Moot Court team at Columbia, and Notes Editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. After law school, Mike clerked for U.S. District Judge John F. Nangle of the Eastern District of Missouri, who was then the Chair of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. He also practiced commercial, intellectual property, and products liability litigation for seven years at Bryan Cave law firm in St. Louis.
After leaving private practice, Professor Murray taught at the law schools of Saint Louis University, University of Illinois, Valparaiso University, University of Michigan, and University of Massachusetts, and internationally in Italy and the United Kingdom. He currently has published 27 books and numerous law review articles on advocacy, legal research and writing, rhetoric, copyright, art law, right of publicity, and other topics.