Mr. Murray practices in the area of real estate and mortgage lending including the purchase and sale of both developed and undeveloped properties, interim and permanent financing, land development and condominium, townhouse, shopping center, hotel, and office building development, leasing and management. He also has experience involving foreclosure proceedings, loan participations, loan workout transactions, bankruptcy/workout negotiations, asset management, real estate asset and note purchases/sales involving Southwest Plan Shops, FADA, RTC and FDIC.

During law school at the University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Murray was a member of Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, and the Texas Law Review. He was also a recipient of the 1973 Scholastic Honor Award. In 1981-1986, he served as Adjunct Professor teaching Real Estate Law at Southern Methodist University.



Business Law

Real Estate Law



“Usury in Texas and Federal Usury Moratorium,” State Bar of Texas 2nd Annual Advanced Real Estate Course, 1980.

“Usury,” State Bar of Texas 3rd Annual Civil Trial Course, 1980.

“Special Exceptions to Title,” State Bar of Texas Practical Skills Course, 1981.

“Review of Recent Developments-Legislation and Caselaw,” State Bar of Texas Real Estate Contract Series, 1982.

“Title Insurance from the Customer’s Viewpoint and Current Developments,” State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Law Course, 1983.

“Usury and Consumer Credit,” State Bar of Texas 6th Annual Advanced Civil Trial Course, 1983.

“Little Known Real Estate Statutes to Snare the Unwary Practitioner,” State Bar of Texas Problems in Real Estate Institute, 1983.

“Real Estate Foreclosures: A Booming Business in a Down Economy,” National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. Annual Seminar, 1988.

“Loan Participations: Prior History and Future Outlook,” Real Estate Law Mortgages in Depth, SMU School of Law Continuing Legal Education Program, 1990.

“Transfers of Interests in Loans: Transfers, Sales and Participations,” University of Houston Mortgage Lending Institute, 1991.

“Transfers of Interests in Leases: Transfers, Sales and Participations,” University of Houston Real Estate Short Course, 1991.

Contributing author, “Loan Participations, Involving Failing or Failed Thrifts: Ostensible Ownership, Recourse and Creditor Classification,” United States League of Savings Institutions LEGAL BULLETIN, Volume LV, No. 4 (July, 1989).



The University of Texas at Austin (B.A. 1970)

The University of Texas School of Law (J.D. 1974)



American Bar Association

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Real Estate Discussion Group

State Bar of Texas (1974)

Texas Academy of Real Estate, Probate & Trust Lawyers (charter member)

Phi Delta Phi

Phi Kappa Phi



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