AGC Law Firm
Southern California
13181 Crossroads Pkwy North
Suite 400 - West Tower
City of Industry, CA 91746
tel 562.699.5500 fax 562.692.2244
Northern California
6525 Washington Street Suite 12
P O Box 4016
Yountville, CA 94599
tel 707.944.0540 fax 707.944.0580
Bruce T. Murray
Senior Associate

Bruce T. Murray is a Senior Associate with Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin in the firm’s litigation practice group.  He represents municipal entities in various civil litigation matters, including lawsuits involving civil rights claims, police, premises liability, property damage and various other tort claims in both state and federal court.

Prior to joining Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, Mr. Murray was an employment attorney, representing workers and employees who had suffered wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, denial of family, medical and sick leave, and wage & hour violations. Mr. Murray has also litigated extensively in personal injury, representing victims of automobile accidents, premises liability and medical malpractice. Having represented many plaintiffs, Mr. Murray knows well how to effectively defend clients.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Murray was a newspaper journalist. Mr. Murray’s journalistic experience with public entities and municipal law includes editing and reporting for notable newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Register, the Whittier Daily News, the Santa Barbara Independent and newspapers in the Illinois, Missouri, and Louisiana.


  • Juris Doctor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, English and German, University of California Santa Barbara, 2006
  • The University of Louisiana at Lafayette/University of Southwestern Louisiana, French Studies, 1998
  • University of St. Anne, Church Point, Nova Scotia, Canada, French Immersion, 1998


  • California State Bar, 2015
  • United States District Court, Central District of California, 2021
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California, 2022
  • United States Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit, 2021
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, 2021

Practice Areas

  • Public Agency – Municipal Law
  • Public Records Act
  • The Brown Act
  • Governmental Claims
  • Employment Law –State & Federal ADA
  • Contracts 
  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury


  • Religious Liberty in America: The First Amendment in Historical and Contemporary Perspective, University of Massachusetts Press (2008). 
  • Religious Liberty in America: Navigating the First Amendment in the Newsroom and Beyond, Foundation for American Communications (2005).