Dr. John E. Murray, Jr.

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA
Editor, Catholic University Law Review. Author: Murray on Contracts, Lexis, 5th Ed., 2001; Cases and Materials on Contracts, Lexis, 5th Ed., 2000; "The Modification Mystery: §2-209 of the Uniform Commercial Code," Villanova L.Rev. 1, 1987; "The Chaos of the Battle of the Forms: Solutions," 39 Vanderbilt L.Rev. 1307, 1986; "Products Liability v. Warranty Claims: Untangling the Web," U. of Pittsburgh Journal of Law and Commerce 269, 1983; "Long Term Supply Contracts: Foreseeing the Unforeseeable," 2 Eastern Mineral Law Foundation Second Annual Institute Proceeding, 1981; (Treatise) "Murray on Contracts," Lexis Publishing, 4th Edition, 2001. Co-author: Sales and Leases, West Publishing, 1994; Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions, West Publishing, 1987; Problems and Materials on Sales, West Publishing, 1982; with H. Fletcher, Sales, Leases and Electronic Commerce Problems and Materials on National and International Transactions, West Group, 2nd Edition 2003; "Corbin on Contracts," Cumulative Supplement, 2003—. Chancellor and Professor of Law, Duquesne University, 2001—. President and Professor of Law, Duquesne University, 1988-2001. Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh Law School 1986-1988. Dean, Villanova University School of Law, 1984-1986. Dean and Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh, 1977-1984. Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law 1967-1977. Professor, 1965-1967 and Acting Dean, 1967, Duquesne University School of Law.
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Areas of Law

  • Contracts
  • Commercial Transfers


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1959, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Law School Attended

Catholic University of America
Class of 1958

University of Wisconsin
Class of 1959

University Attended

LaSalle University
Class of 1955

Birth Information

Born in 1932
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1932

Associations & Memberships

American Law Institute (Life Member).

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Office Information
Dr. John E. Murray, Jr.
3400 Gulf Tower Grant Street at Seventh Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Maintains an office in multiple locations

Murray, Hogue & Lannis (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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