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Welcome to the News & Media Center for the criminal defense law firm of L. D. Murrell. Here you will find the latest news and media coverage regarding the firm’s cases, as well as firm announcements and criminal defense legal updates.

Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney Donnie Murrell is a veteran criminal defense lawyer with an established reputation for his courtroom abilities and outstanding commitment to his clients. He handles state and federal criminal matters including post conviction work. He serves clients throughout Florida, including the following counties: Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee County.

Please feel free to contact us anytime to discuss your legal situation. Our legal team is happy to answer all of your questions.


10/31/12  State Panel Accuses Outspoken Palm Beach County Judge of Ethics Violations

04/20/12  Riviera Beach Police Detective Lee Ann Schneider Acquitted

02/04/11  Donnie Murrell speaks to attorneys at the Public Defender's Office for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit regarding cross-examination of witnesses.

07/07/10  Palm Beach Post--Sketches Could Hamper Search  Donnie Murrell comments on Eye Witness Identification

06/26/09  L.D. "Donnie" Murrell presents Selig Goldin Memorial Award to Judge Eaton

06/19/09  Vindication for Judge Barnes Victory for Justice, Taxpayers

06/15/09  State Attorneys, PDs Must Attend First Appearances

05/28/09  Supreme Court of Florida Decision In Re:  Amendments to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.130.

05/11/09 Thank you letter from Supreme Court Justice Peggy A. Quince

09/12/08 L.D. "Donnie" Murrell Appointed to Correctional Policy Advisory Council by Governor Crist
Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney L.D. “Donnie Murrell has been appointed by Florida Governor Charlie Crist to the Correctional Policy Advisory Council.

7/10/08 - L. D. Murrell, PA Launches New Informational Website
L. D. Murrell, PA, a criminal defense law firm based in West Palm Beach, FL, is proud to announce the launch of its brand new website, www.murrelllaw.com.

6/13/08 – TCPalm.com – Turnpike Attorneys Start Jury Prep
The federal trial of two men accused of killing a family of four on Florida's Turnpike might still be more than six months away, but attorneys are already planning how they will pick the jury.

4/24/08 – ABA Journal - Judge Critical of ‘Broken’ Pretrial System in Fla. Faces Discipline
The future of an outspoken Florida judge is in the hands of the state judicial ethics authorities.

04/04/08 – TCPalm.com – Lawyers for Turnpike Slaying Suspect Wants 911 Tape Released
A defense attorney for a man charged in the October 2006 murders of a family along Florida's Turnpike in Port St. Lucie has filed a motion seeking release of a 911 tape recording he said could exonerate his client.

02/15/08 - The Florida Bar News – Who should be attending first appearances? Rules panel finds the answer is not as clear as it might appear
A hotly debated issue boiled over at The Florida Bar Criminal Procedure Rules Committee: Should both prosecutor and public defender be required to attend all first appearance proceedings.

10/4/04 - The Palm Beach Post - 'Principled' defense lawyer happy in background

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