Jonell Murphy is an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Miami Gardens. Born and raised in the heart of Miami Gardens, her family instilled a strong work ethic, excellent morals, and great values necessary to succeed in her own endeavors and be of help to others. Upon completion of her primary education, she attended and became a proud graduate of the Florida A&M University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Political Science, Master’s in Applied Social Sciences with a concentration in Criminal Justice and Juris Doctor degrees.
Prior to joining the City of Miami Gardens, Jonell practiced insurance defense where she represented one of Florida’s largest insurance carriers. During her representation, she successfully defended personal injury and property damage lawsuits involving breach of contract, negligence, and various other issues. She skillfully managed these cases from inception and in some cases went to trial, all while serving her clients’ needs with empathy and compassion. Through her experience, she learned that “preparation is the key” to obtaining the best results, regardless of the nature of the dispute!