Tom Murray, Partner

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Tom started representing condominium and homeowners associations in 1988. Over the years, his law practice evolved into the exclusive representation of community associations. Tom offers clients valuable perspective and practical counsel on day-to-day issues, as well as and complex legal questions including:

 

  • Additions and changes to covenants and other governing documents
  • Bylaws, rules, regulations, and important policies
  • Covenant enforcement
  • Federal and state laws

 

Tom is the first attorney in Indiana inducted as a Fellow into the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). Fewer than 150 attorneys in the country are part of this prestigious group.

Education

Juris Doctorate, Valparaiso University School of Law, 1986

 

University of Notre Dame Law School, London Center For Summer Legal Studies, 1984

 

Bachelor of Science in Business, Indiana University at South Bend, 1983

Professional Involvement

Community Associations Institute (CAI)

  • Member since 1994
  • Inducted as a Fellow into the College of Community Association Lawyers in 2007
  • Member of national law seminar planning committee
  • Five-term past President, Central Indiana Chapter of CAI
  • Volunteer of the Legislative Action Committee for Central Indiana Chapter
  • Multiple term board member, Central Indiana Chapter of CAI
  • Frequent speaker at local CAI seminars for board members and property managers

 

Continuing Legal Education Instructor

  • “Leasing Restrictions and Fair Housing Issues,” CAI National Law Seminar, 2007
  • “The Collections Conundrum,” CAI National Law Seminar, 2011
  • Frequent presenter at continuing legal education courses for Indiana attorneys

 

Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations

  • Member since 1986

 

Judicial Clerk

  • Served the Honorable Wesley W. Ratliff, Jr., Chief Judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals, 1986-1987

Bar Admissions

State of Indiana, 1986

 

U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana, 1986

 

U.S. Tax Court, 1988

 

U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1990

Civic Activities

Founding Member, Fountain Square Community Church

 

Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, Ashland University

 

Chair of the Seminary Advisory Committee for Ashland Theological Seminary

 

Chair of Presidential Search Committee, Ashland Theological Seminary – 2016

 

Volunteer for Operation Find & Feed for the homeless in downtown Indianapolis

 

Personal runner for Big Daddy Weave band and crew members