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Sandra Joan Morris, American lawyer. Bar: California 1970, United States District Court (southern district) California 1970, diplomate: American College Family Trial Lawyers.


Morris, Sandra Joan was born on October 13, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Bernard and Helene (Davies) Aronson.


Bachelor, University Arizona, 1965. Juris Doctor, California Western University, 1969.


Partner Morris & Morris, American Power Conversion, San Diego, 1970-1974. Sole practice, since 1974. President Ctr for Problem Resolution, 2010.

Member Advisory Commission on Family Law, California Senate, 1978—1979. Member California Judicial Council Elkins Task Force, 2008—2010.


President San Diego Community Child Abuse Coordinating Council, 1977. Member human research review board Children's Hospital, San Diego, 1977-1992. Fellow: International Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (chapter president 1987-1988, national board governors 1987-1989, parliamentarian 1989-1991, national board governors 1993-1994, treasurer 1994-1997, vice president 1997—2000, 1st vice president 2000-2001, president 2002-2003).

Member: San Diego Certified Family Law Specialists (chair 1995-1996), State Bar California (certified family law specialist since 1980), American Bar Association (family law section executive committee marital property 1982-1983, 1987-1994, faculty member Trial Advocacy Institute 2001-2007), Lawyers Club San Diego (board directors 1973).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, traveling.


Married Richard William Morris, May 30, 1965 (divorced January 1974). Children: Tracy Michelle, Bretton Todd. Married William Mark Bandt, July 12, 1981 (divorced October 2004).

1 child, Victoria Elizabeth.