Attorney 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
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
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.