Robert S. Morris, Attorney
Robert S. Morris practices in the areas of Elder Law, Business and Real Estate Litigation, Appeals, Probate, Guardianships and Mediation in both our McKinney and Denton offices. He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, with a J.D. degree in 1977 and an undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. degree in 1974. He has practiced law for more than 25 years.
Rob began his practice in Austin, where he was in private practice for 4 years before being appointed County Attorney for Martin County, Texas. While in Martin County, Rob combined his duties as County Attorney with a private practice. In 1983, Rob was elected by his fellow prosecutors as a member of the board of directors of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association, a position he held from 1984-1986.
In 1985, Rob accepted an appointment as First Assistant District Attorney for the 118th Judicial District. As First Assistant DA, Rob prosecuted governmental corruption, obtaining a conviction against a county employee on over 20 counts of misapplication of fiduciary property. Rob also handled appeals for the DA's office, with no conviction ever being reversed.
In 1987, Rob joined the Criminal District Attorney's Office in Denton, where his job was to represent Denton County in civil matters. Rob represented the County in employment and contract matters, and defended the County from prisoner law suits in both state and federal court.
In 1992, Rob left the DA's office and entered private practice where he has been active in civil litigation in both state and federal court.
|Education:||Johns Hopkins University B.A. degree|
|Admissions:||U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas|
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
Downey v. Denton County, Texas 1997
Foley v. Parlier 2002
Gaskill v. Sneaky Enterprises, Inc 1999
McCrary v. Office of Personnel Management 2006
Meyer v. WMCO GP, LLC. 2004
Reitmeyer v. Charm Craft Publisher 1981
Sutton v. Hisaw & Associates General Contractors, Inc 2002
T.K.'s Video, Inc. v. Denton County,Texas 1993
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