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 175 attorneys in the country are part of this prestigious group.


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
  • Co-Chair of the national law seminar planning committee
  • Five-term past President, Central Indiana Chapter of CAI
  • Chair 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

Production and Media Team volunteer, Traders Point Christian Church


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


Chair of the Seminary Advisory Committee for Ashland Theological Seminary


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


Personal runner for Big Daddy Weave band and crew members