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Attorney Mary Ellen Morris

Mary Ellen Morris

Education & Background

Mary Ellen Morris graduated from Western Kentucky in 1982 with a double major in History and Broadcasting. Mary was given the Award of Excellence Scholarship, the A.M. Stickles History Award Scholarship, and numerous other awards during her time there.

After obtaining her B.A. summa cum laude, she went on to study at Vanderbilt University Law School, graduating with her J.D. in 1988. She participated in the Moot Court Team and the Vanderbilt Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif. She was given the Law Review Associate Editor’s Award and was the Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Awards in numerous areas.

Mary has published several works over the years, demonstrating her excellent legal knowledge and understanding. She has also taught a class on advanced depositions in Tennessee.

Backed by an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, Mary is a leading personal injury lawyer serving the Nashville area. She handles product liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and various other civil litigation matters.

Mary is a member of numerous organizations and groups, including the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women, and the Mario Griffin Chapter of the Lawyers Association for Women.

Awards & Accolades

  • Voted Best Lawyers in America since, 2017
  • Elected Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, 2019

Bar Admissions

Attorney Morris has been admitted to the Tennessee Bar, including the U.S. District Court for the Middle, Eastern, and Western District of Tennessee.

Additional court admissions:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994

Interested in learning how Mary Ellen Morris can assist with your case? Reach out to her at (615) 933-2893.

Why Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge?

  • Trusted Experience

    Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.

  • Proven Success

    We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.

  • Dedication to Our Clients

    We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.

Verdicts & Settlements

Our dedication to our clients and our determination to seek justice have lead our firm to record-setting victories. Learn more about some of our most notable cases.

See Our Past Victories
  • $ 55 Million

    Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in nude video lawsuit against hotel, stalker

  • $ 22 Million

    'Bette Donathan was in an automobile accident. An error in her surgical preparation left her paralyzed from the waist down.

  • $ 15.2 Million

    Cody Wade, 17, suffered multiple injuries from a car wreck. Several different doctors attempted to remove and insert his trach tube, which eventually led to his severe disability.

Tell Us About Your Case

To schedule a detailed consultation with one of our Nashville personal injury lawyers about medical malpractice, a catastrophic accident, or wrongful death, contact our office today. Let us put our team of respected legal professionals, independent investigators, and medical experts to work on your case immediately.

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