Work Experience & Representative Case History
Before forming Lee Murphy, James worked as an associate at McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, L.L.P., where he practiced insurance law as a defense lawyer. He then joined the firm of Clark, Dean & Burnett, G.P., in 2005. In 2009, James became a partner at Clark, Burnett, Love & Lee, G.P., where he represented and settled thousands of pharmaceutical drug and medical device claims on behalf of his clients.
James has extensive experience in the area of first-party, bad faith insurance claims, representing clients who have been wrongfully denied by their insurance companies for damages to their property. Additionally, James played an instrumental role in the representation of hundreds of victims’ families in the 2005 BP plant explosion and participated in ensuring they received the compensation that they deserved.
James is licensed to practice in the State of Texas, including all Federal Courts in Texas, including the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, Western, and Northern Districts of Texas.
- University of Houston, J.D.
- Baylor University, B.A. with Honors