Personal Injury Lawyer
Buffalo & Western New York

Our Staff

A law firm dedicated to bringing justice to the injured

With decades of combined legal experience, the team at the Law Offices of James Morris is committed to providing excellent service for our clients. From start to finish, your case will be handled by attorney James E. Morris and our friendly, professional staff. If you've been injured, you can rest assured that your legal matters will be taken care of by an experienced attorney and a capable legal team.

To get in touch with us, call (716) 855-1118 or toll-free at (800) 477-9044. There is no fee for the initial consultation, and you won't pay us a cent unless we recover for you.

Our Staff

Law Offices of James Morris staff

 

 

Christina Cottone

Christina Cottone

Legal Intern

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Christina has served as an intern for the Law Offices of James Morris since May of 2020. Christina conducts legal research, investigates cases, confers with clients, and drafts pleadings, correspondence, motions and memorandum of law.

As a law student Christina participated in the Pro Bono Scholars Program at the University at Buffalo School of Law. She served as the submissions editor of the Buffalo Environmental Law Journal and as articles editor for the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal. Christina has also interned for Journey’s End Refugee Services and for the University at Buffalo School of Law Community Justice Clinic. Prior to entering law school, Christina graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2018 with an Honors Specialization in English and Literature.

Christina has passed the New York Bar Exam and is an applicant for admission as an attorney to the New York State Bar.

Haley Faust

Haley Faust

Paralegal

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Haley has been a paralegal for the Law Offices of James Morris since August 2017.  Haley assists in handling cases by drafting correspondence; communicating with clients, attorneys, and courts; drafting pleadings; scheduling, and ordering and summarizing medical records.

Haley graduated with honors from Erie Community College, City Campus in 2017 with an Associates of Applied Sciences, Paralegal Studies degree.

Daniel Morris

Daniel Morris

Law Clerk

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Daniel has been a law clerk for the Law Offices of James Morris since August 2018.  Daniel conducts legal research, investigates cases, communicates with clients, and drafts pleadings, correspondence, motions and memorandum of law.

Daniel graduated from the University of Akron School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree in 2020.  During law school, Daniel worked summers and during breaks for the Law Offices of James Morris, he studied International Law abroad in Japan and South Korea, and he gained mock trial experience in the University of Akron School of Law Summer Trial Academy.  Dan served in the University of Akron School of Law Reentry Clinic assisting indigent clients in matters of expungement, clemency, pardons, and job certification.

Daniel graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology in 2015 and served as an intern in the Disney College Program in Orlando Florida.

Daniel passed the New York State Bar examination and he is an applicant for admission to the New York Bar.

Laurie MorrisLaurie Morris

Chief Financial Officer

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Laurie has been the Chief Financial Officer for the Law Offices of James Morris since the founding of the law firm in October of 2004.  Laurie handles financial matters, benefits, insurance, and governmental compliance issues.  She services vendor contracts and maintains relationships with various companies that assist the firm with case investigation and presentation.

Laurie held positions as an outside sales representative and as the inside sales supervisor for Ryerson Steel’s North American Distribution Network in Buffalo New York prior to joining the Law Offices of James Morris.

Laurie graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing.