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Roland Morris

Roland Morris, lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, United States District Court (eastern and middle districts) Pennsylvania 1961, United States District Court (New Jersey), United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin, United States Court Appeals (3rd. circuit) 1961, Supreme Court New Jersey, Supreme Court Pennsylvania, United States Supreme Court 1975.

Background

  • Morris, Roland was born on February 18, 1933. Son of Edward S. and Leslie H. (Hun) Morris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania Law School, 1960. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Sciences Philadelphia.

    Career

    • Associate Duane Morris LLP, Philadelphia, 1961—1965, partner, 1965—1999, of counsel, since 2000, managing partner, 1983—1989, vice chairman, 1989—1993, chairman, 1993—1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, United States District Court (eastern and middle districts) Pennsylvania 1961, United States District Court (New Jersey), United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin, United States Court Appeals (3rd. circuit) 1961, Supreme Court New Jersey, Supreme Court Pennsylvania, United States Supreme Court 1975.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Trustee Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, C. Herbert Bell Charitable Trust, Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia, Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation. Director Citizens Crime Commission Philadelphia, Philadelphia Urban Coalition. Board directors Big Brothers Association Philadelphia, president, 1975—1987.

    Board directors Legal Aid Society Philadelphia, vice president, 1972—1975. Member of American Bar Association, National Association College & University Attorneys, American College Healthcare Attorneys, Pennsylvania Society Healthcare Attorneys, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Sally J. Fageol, January 29, 1955. Children: Roland, Deirdre, Heather.
    • father: Edward S. Morris
    • mother: Leslie H. (Hun) Morris
    • spouse: Sally J. Fageol
    • children: Roland Morris
    • Deirdre Morris
    • Heather Morris
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    Born February 18, 1933