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James Edward Rogers Morris

I have handled wrongful death and serious injury cases for over 25 years.

Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Car Accident, Products Liability, Slip & Fall Accident, Dog bite, Construction Accident

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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.  He has handled several cases with recoveries in excess of One Million Dollars. (Every case is distinct and past results do not guarantee future outcomes).

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 for the last 10 years straight from 2009 to 2019 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 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 from 2014 to 2019 for personal injury. Mr. Morris was elected by his peers as President of the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association for the year 2013.
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.
Position Organization Location Duration
Founding AttorneyLaw Offices of James MorrisBuffalo, NYPresent
PartnerMorris, Cantor & Barnes1988 - 2001
Trial LawyerMaloney, Gallup, Roach, Brown & McCarthy1980 - 1987
School Degree Major Graduation
University at Buffalo Law School, SUNYJ.D. Law School1979  
State University of New York College at BuffaloBachelorsCriminal Justice1976
State / Court Date
New York1980
  • Member | New York Trial Lawyers Association
    Member | Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
    Member | Erie County Bar Association
    Member | Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Top 50 Upstate New York Lawyers | 2015
    Super Lawyers | 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
    Business First's Who's Who in Law | 2010, 2011, 2012
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    Lis v. Delta Sonic Car Wash Systems | The case was settled following mediation for a structured settlement with a present value of $825,000.

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    Brown v. Nationwide | An arbitrator awarded the entire available insurance policy proceeds of $275000 to Mr. Brown

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