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Stephen James Michael Morris

Stephen James Michael Morris, American lawyer. Bar: California 1962.


  • Morris, Stephen James Michael was born on August 22, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Thomas Ambrose and Kathryn Adele Brown Morris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1956;Bachelor of Laws, University of California at Berkeley, 1961.


    • Since practiced in, Los Angeleslaw clerk for, Judge Albert Lee Stephens, United States Court Appeals 9th Circuit, 1961;law clerk for, Judge Albert Lee Stephens Junior, United States District Court, Central District California, 1962;associate firm, Walker, Wright, Tyler & Ward (attorneys), Los Angeles, 1962-1966;founding partner, Dietsch, Gates, Morris & Merrell (and predecessor firm), Los Angeles, 1966-1978;partner, Hahn Cazier & Smaltz, Los Angeles, 1978-1987;partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1987-1995;of counsel, Musick, Peeler & Garrett, since 1995.


    Board of directors Pasadena Symphony Association, since 1985, secretary, 1988-1990, president, 1990-1994. Board directors Association California Symphony Orchs., since 1994, secretary, since 1995. First lieutenant Armored Corps Army of the United States, 1956-1958.

    Member American Bar Association, State Bar California (delegate 1973-1976), Los Angeles County Bar Association (Executive Committee business and corporation law section 1973-1975), California Club (director since 1992), Valley Hunt Club (director 1977-1983, treasurer 1979-1981, vice president 1981-1982, president 1982-1983), Chancery Club, Sigma Tau, Phi Alpha Delta.


    • Married Ann Austin Moseley, August 31, 1956 (divorced). Children: Brook Barrett, Clea Alden. Married Anne Sturdy Abbott, June 30, 1990.
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