Mark Morris was voted Best Attorney of Rutherford County in the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Daily Courier Readers’ Polls, and he also received the Avvo Client Choice Award. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized Mark’s exceptional performance with the award for 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction in North Carolina. This is a high honor for Mark, because every client is important to him. Mark’s main areas of practice are family law, automobile accidents, criminal law, and general civil litigation.
Mark’s family law experience includes extensive work in areas of child custody and support, marital property division, alimony, adoptions, domestic violence, separation agreements, pre-marital agreements, and divorce. Mark is an adept trial lawyer, with years of trial experience, including complex child custody trials lasting for many days. He understands that family law, and especially child custody cases, are some of the most important matters in his clients’ lives. This is why Mark fights for every client, while at the same time being compassionate and caring. Here are what some of his family law clients have said about Mark: “He takes your case to heart” – Wade; “He is trustworthy and dependable” – Cherish; “Exceeds your highest expectations” – Allison; “superb in and out of the courtroom” – Laura. (See Client Testimonials).
In 2016, Mark was admitted as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is for attorneys who acted as principal counsel in at least one case in which a verdict award or settlement in the (present value) amount of one million dollars or more was obtained.* Mark cares about people injured in automobile accidents, and works hard to make sure his clients receive the compensation they deserve.
Mark grew up in Los Angeles, California, where his father was a Los Angeles city attorney for over thirty years. Mark moved to Rutherford County, North Carolina, in 1990 and subsequently married his wife Holly Morris. In 2000, he graduated from Limestone College with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. In 2004, he graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the North Carolina Bar that same year. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Rutherford County Bar Association. Mark lives in Rutherford County with his wife and daughter, Elizabeth Morris.
*This is no representation that similar results will be achieved. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.