As a fourth-generation Texas lawyer, Murray W. Camp understands and appreciates the immense responsibility that comes with representing clients in estate, trust, and guardianship proceedings. Known for his aggressive approach, he knows the best way to ensure successful decisions for his clients is to clearly communicate to the opposing party that he welcomes going to trial. With a wealth of trial experience, he has achieved much success in multimillion-dollar disputes, jury trials, hearings, arbitrations.

Prior to practicing probate law, Murray worked in business litigation, handling complex commercial cases. Those experience include fiduciaries, federal receiverships, oil and gas, representation of bankruptcy trustees in adversary lawsuits, banking, aviation, real estate, and commercial torts.

Attorney Murray Camp

EDUCATION

  • B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Texas
  • J.D., cum laude, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Recent successful jury verdict in undue influence will contest in Collin Co., Texas
  • Successful representation of Plaintiff in multimillion-dollar antitrust case against fortune 500 company
  • Successful trial and judgment in Tarrant County, Texas involving multimillion-dollar pool of auto notes
  • Served as lead counsel representing court-appointed receivers in numerous securities fraud action filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in federal court involving tens of millions of dollars in assets
  • Successfully represented bankruptcy trustees in numerous complex adversary proceedings
  • Plaintiff’s counsel in multimillion-dollar RICO action against Swiss conglomerate involving the Titan roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas
  • Judicial law clerk for Hon. John McBryde, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Ft. Worth Division (1994-1995)

Community and Bar Association Involvement

  • Dallas Bar Association; Probate and Trust Section Member
  • Dallas Bar Association; Trial Skills Section Member
  • State Bar of Texas; Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section Member
  • State Bar of Texas; Litigation Section Member
  • General Counsel, Marine Aquarium Societies of North America
  • Pet Industry Joint Advisory Counsel, Marine Ornamentals Committee Member
  • Texas Astronomical Society, Member
  • Jesuit Athletics Booster Club, Jesuit Preparatory School of Dallas

Personal

Prior to his law career, Murray’s was a contemporary art dealer, independent curator, and assistant professor of Art History at St. Edwards’s University, teaching courses on Modernism and Dada/Surrealism.

Murray’s many interests included coral reef biology and reef aquarium husbandry. As a nationally recognized expert, he has spoken at numerous reef conferences around the country, been published multiple times in CORAL Magazine, and served as the general counsel to the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America.

He is also an amateur astronomer and an avid bass fisherman, having competed in many fishing tournaments throughout the State of Texas.

As the son of a WWII U.S. Navy veteran and the brother of a disabled Navy SEAL, Murray is a proud supporter of the U.S. military and veteran recovery. He volunteers with Heroes on the Water, a non-profit that provides veterans and first responders rehabilitative opportunities through kayak fishing.

In addition to Heroes on the Water, Murray volunteers his time in assisting other organizations such as the Jesuit Preparatory School of Dallas and the Texas Astronomical Society.