Attorney Richard L. Morris

Founding AttorneyAttorney Richard L. Morris

Attorney Richard L. Morris has been practicing domestic relations law since 1990. As a problem solver, he is able to offer help with dividing marital assets, liabilities, and households as well as dealing with minor children, deciding how they will be cared for, and what time and expense each parent will be responsible for at the end of the marriage or relationship.

In every case, he possesses a very approachable personality, communicates effectively, initiates and completes work for clients quickly, and returns calls promptly. Due to his dedication and passion, numerous clients comment about his excellence, professional service, and responsiveness.

Types of Cases He Handles

Attorney Morris focuses his practice on domestic relations law, such as:

  • Divorce
  • Dissolution
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Division of assets and liabilities
  • Grandparent visitation
  • Domestic violence
  • Civil protection orders
  • Step-parent adoptions

Experience and Background

Attorney Morris was born in Montreal, Canada and lived there until the age of 15 when his family moved to Florida. While living in Canada, he became a competitive swimmer and continued to swim after moving to Florida. After graduating high school, he attended Louisiana State University for one year then transferred to Florida State University where he graduated and swam collegiately at both schools.

After graduating college, he worked for his parents at their printing shop then decided to attend law school because his cousin, an attorney, possessed a tremendous drive and tenacity to help others, and he wanted to emulate just that.

Personal Life

He remains an active swimmer and a member of the New Albany Master’s Swim Team. Even at the age of 51, he is a nationally ranked swimmer and competes at the U.S. Masters National Swim Meets each year.

In addition, he coached for the New Albany Aquatics Swim Club for two years, where he was the lead coach of the Tsunami Group (children ages 9-11) and he recently accepted the head swim coaching position at Westerville North High School.

The most important part of his life, however, is family. Attorney Morris has been married for 23 years and has two children. His oldest daughter, who is now in college, participated in volleyball and swimming during her high school years and his youngest daughter has been a competitive dancer for 8 years. He has had the pleasure of working with his wife for over 17 years, who acts as his legal assistant and office manager.

Education

  • University of Dayton Law School (1990)
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Florida State University
    • Undergraduate Studies
  • Louisiana State University

Associations & Recognitions

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  • A+ Rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Memberships

  • Member of the Columbus Bar Association
  • Member of the Ohio State Bar Association

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