William W. Murray, Jr. | Nelson & Hammons Law Firm

William W. Murray, Jr.

Born: Bossier City, Louisiana
Admitted to bar, 2010, Louisiana

William “Billy” Murray, Jr., graduated from Louisiana State University Shreveport, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in accounting in 2004, and an M.B.A. in 2005. Billy graduated from Louisiana State University Law School, earning his Juris Doctor/Diploma of Civil Law, in 2010, where he received the award of First Place in the Ira S. Flory Trial Advocacy Competition. Billy joined Nelson & Hammons in 2012 and was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2018 and 2019.


  • Louisiana State University Shreveport (B.A. in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, 2004)
  • Louisiana State University Shreveport (MBA, Summa Cum Laude, 2005)
  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (J.D., Diploma of Civil Law, 2010)

Awards & Recognition:

  • LSU Trial Advocacy Board President
  • LSU Moot Court Board Member
  • Recipient, First Place – Ira S. Flory Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Voted as a ‘Top Attorney’ in SB Magazine, 2011-2018

Memberships & Associations:

  • American Association for Justice
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (Member, Medical Malpractice Section)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association – Former Member of Young Lawyers Section Executive Council
  • Member of Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Initiative
  • Member of LSU Shreveport Alumni Association