Born: In Norfolk Virginia, on August 30, 1940. From 1943 until 1949, Charles Murray lived in Long Beach California.
Attorney Murray grew up in Glen Burnie, Maryland, where he resided from 1949 until 1962.
In 1954, he attended St. Mary's High School in Annapolis Maryland where he graduated in 1958.
After finishing high school in 1958, he entered West Point, where he graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor in Science. He was commissioned a 2nd Lt., in the US Army Infantry. He also went to Fort Benning, GA for basic Infantry officer course, airborne school and ranger school.
After a tour of duty in Hawaii from 1963 until 1965, he was deployed to Vietnam with the 25th Infantry Division. Attorney Murray was in RVN (Vietnam) from September 1965 until February 1967. Then from February 1967 until August 1968, he served with US Army Ranger Trainer Command.
In 1968, he enrolled in the University of Maryland, School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctor Degree in 1971.
In 1978, while at the Army Command and General College, he obtained a Master's degree in Business Management from Central Michigan University.
In 1983 he was promoted to Colonel, and a month later after 33 years of service in the Army, he retired. Charles A. Murray served in the Army from July 1958 until May 1983.
Charles A. Murray has been practicing law, as a civilian since he retired from the Army in 1983.
Attorney Murray's case victories all over the country has given him the honorable reputation he has. One of his most recent victories was the 2013 case, the State of Florida vs. Cheydrick Britt.
On May 18, 2004, Defendant was sentenced to guilt of Count One, sexual battery with a familial or custodial authority, Count Two, lewd or lascivious molestation battery, and Count Three, lewd or lascivious molestation forcing or enticing. Britt was sentenced to a term of 30 years imprisonment as to Count One, and 15 years as to Count Three, to run concurrent to Count One. Mr. Britt's family hired the services of Attorney Murray.
Attorney Murray filed a Post Conviction Motion Relief and to Vacate Judgement and Sentence Pursuant to Fla. R. Crim. P. 3850. On September 24, 2013, Motion to Vacate Judgement and Sentence and New trial was granted. After 10 years of being wrongfully incarcerated, on November 20, 2013, the State dropped the charges against Mr. Britt, and an order was issued to remove him from the sex offender registration list, Mr. Britt was a free man.
State of Florida
State of Maryland
District of Columbia
DC Superior Court
DC Court of Appeals
U.S. District Courts
Northern District of Florida
Middle District of Florida
Western District of Tennessee
Eastern District of Wisconsin
Western District of Wisconsin
District of Columbia
U.S. Courts of Appeal
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Supreme Court
Various Military Tribunals
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Association of Federal Defense Attorneys