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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.


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.