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Robert Phillip Murrian

Robert Phillip Murrian was American federal judge, educator. Bar: Tennessee 1974, United States District Court (eastern district) Tennessee 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Tennessee 2005, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1982. Green scholar, 1973-1974, National Moot Court scholar, 1974; named one of Best Lawyers in America ADR, 2005-2010.

Background

  • Murrian, Robert Phillip was born on April 1, 1945 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Albert Kinzel and Mary Gilbert (Eppes) Murrian.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Tennessee, 1974.

    Career

    • Law clerk to judge United States District Court (eastern district) Tennessee, Knoxville, 1974-1976, magistrate judge, 1978—2002. Associate Butler, Vines, Babb & Threadgill, 1976-1978. Partner Kramer Rayson LLP, 2002—2008, Reeves, Herbert & Murrian, P. A., since 2008.

      Adjunct professor University Tennessee College Law, 1990-1993, 95-96, 2002. Trial lawyer, arbitrator, mediator, special master litigation.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Tennessee 1974, United States District Court (eastern district) Tennessee 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Tennessee 2005, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1982.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Navy, 1967-1971. Fellow Tennessee Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Knoxville Bar Association (board governors 1994, since 2002), Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference (life), Order of Coif, American Inn of Court (master of the bench, president 1997-1998), Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Jerrilyn Sue Boone, October 29, 1983. Children: Kimberley Ann, Jennifer Rebecca, Albert Boone, Samuel Robert.
    • father: Albert Kinzel Murrian
    • mother: Mary Gilbert (Eppes) Murrian
    • spouse: Jerrilyn Sue Boone
    • children: Kimberley Ann Murrian
    • Jennifer Rebecca Murrian
    • Albert Boone Murrian
    • Samuel Robert Murrian
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    Born April 1, 1945
    (age 72)
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