Attorney James E. Morris
James E. Morris, Esq.
- phone: (800) 477-9044
- fax: (716) 855-1119
James E. Morris is a graduate of the State University of New York College at Buffalo, Cum Laude, and the University at Buffalo Law School. Mr. Morris has been successfully practicing law in Western New York for more than 25 years. He has achieved the highest rating of "10.0 Superb" by national independent rating service Avvo and "AV Preeminent®" by Martindale-Hubbell.
Prior to founding the Law Offices of James Morris in 2004, Mr. Morris held senior and managing partner positions in firms focused on representing injured plaintiffs. These positions gave Mr. Morris valuable experience in case preparation and management through trial. The relationships built over the years with investigators, technical experts and physicians give him a unique ability to put together the team necessary to effectively present your case.
Mr. Morris is retained by other attorneys to handle their personal injury cases. Recognizing Mr. Morris's experience and expertise in handling significant personal injury cases, many of these attorneys have referred additional cases after being satisfied that their clients were well represented.
In 2015, James Morris was named to the Top 50 Upstate New York Lawyers list. The list includes lawyers from all practice areas, with only a select few plaintiffs' attorneys making the Top 50. Selection to the distinguished list follows a nomination, research and blue ribbon panel process. In short, these attorneys are considered the "best of the best."
Super Lawyers, a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition, has selected Mr. Morris in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 for his work as a personal injury attorney in the Western Region of New York. Additionally, Mr. Morris has been selected by Business First's Who's Who in Law 2010, 2011, and 2012 for his work as a personal injury lawyer. Mr. Morris was also selected by the Buffalo Law Journal (which replaced Who's Who in Law in 2012) to the Legal Elite for 2014, 2015, and 2016 for personal injury. Mr. Morris was elected by his peers as President of the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association for the year 2013.
In 2017, Mr. Morris was named by Buffalo Business First to the Legal Elite of Western New York 2017.
Mr. Morris is a member of the New York Trial Lawyers Association, the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, the Erie County Bar Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.