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James W. MORRIS Edit Profile

lawyer , mineral acquisitions consultant

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

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

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