Bruce F. Morriss
A civil and criminal trial lawyer currently specializing in personal injury and representing victims of crimes, Bruce F. Morriss has practiced law in the Georgia State and Federal Courts since 1990, successfully representing clients in many jurisdictions throughout Georgia and beyond from municipal courts to the United States Supreme Court, having tried hundreds of cases to a jury. Many of these cases achieved notable results. In addition, he is a trained mediator and arbitrator.
After two years at Emory & Henry College, he received Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1986, attended the Emory Aviation Flight school and went on to receive his Juris Doctorate in 1990 from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. He was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1990 and the Bar of the District of Columbia in 1992.
Mr. Morriss is active in many legal and civic organizations. Professional memberships include the American Association of Justice (AAJ), a life member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL), a founding member of the National DUI Defense College (NDCC) and founding member of the Georgia DODD (Defense of Drinking Drivers). He is a legal service panel attorney and member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).
Mr. Morriss is dedicated to insuring that litigants receive effective representation in complex legal matters. He has gained a reputation among his peers and industry insiders as a skilled and talented trial lawyer. Mr. Morriss is a compassionate yet aggressive advocate for his clients and cares deeply about making a difference in their lives.
As a volunteer in the area of public safety, Mr. Morriss offers his time as Legal Advisor and Reserve for Morehouse School of Medicine Police Department and Department of Public Safety. He formerly served in the same capacity for the City of Clarkston Police Department. He is a licensed private detective.
When not helping his clients, Morriss enjoys spending time with wife, Shelley and their three children. He is actively involved in his family’s church serving on the Usher and Safety Teams at The Destiny Worship Center in Miramar Beach, Florida and at The Cross in Loganville, Georgia. His hobbies include being an avid sportsman and pilot, holding a commercial pilots license, instrument rating and is an aircraft owner.
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