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.
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.
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.