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James W. MORRIS

James W. Morris, American lawyer, mineral acquisitions consultant. Bar: Illinois Supreme Court 1972, United States District Court (eastern district) Illinois 1976.

Background

  • Morris, James W. was born on October 21, 1948 in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Son of James and Emilyn (Snow) Morris.

  • Education

    • Southern Illinois University (Bachelor of Arts, 1969). University of Illinois (Juris Doctor, 1972).

    Career

    • Partner Barrett, Twomey, Morris & Broom and predecessor firm Barrett & Morris, Carbondale, Illinois, since 1972. Director Egyptian Mining Corporation, vice president, 1975—1979, Southern Illinois Minerals Corporation, Carbondale, 1977, director. Private practice mineral acquisitions consulting, since 1979.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois Supreme Court 1972, United States District Court (eastern district) Illinois 1976.

    Works

    • Co-author: Illinois Mortgage and Farm Foreclosures, Professional Education Systems, 1986.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Jackson County, Illinois State (Real Estate Section Council, since 1984. Secretary, 1988; Vice-Chair, 1989. Member, Mineral Sub-Committee, since 1984) and American Bar Associations.

    Society of Mining Engineers of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (Member, Midwest Coal Section). Eastern Mineral Law Foundation (Member, Publications Committee, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988). Tri-State Association of Professional Landmen.

    Connections

    • Married Jan Dunning, June 5, 1970. Children: Jennifer R., J. Hunter.
    • father: James Morris
    • mother: Emilyn (Snow) Morris
    • spouse: Jan Dunning
    • children: Jennifer R. Morris
    • J. Hunter Morris
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    Born October 21, 1948
    (age 69)
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