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Barton W Morris Jr

Barton W Morris Jr


Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
The Law Offices Of Barton Morris
Royal Oak, MI
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Attorney Biography

Barton Morris has specialized in defending DUI and drug related prosecutions since 1999. He is an expert in Michigan medical marijuana law and has been defending MMMA related cases since the law’s inception in 2008.

Barton has been assisting cannabis business interests as well setting up cultivation centers and dispensaries. He has specialized training in defending drug cases and in forensic science solid drug dose testing.

He is the only lawyer in Michigan designated as a forensic lawyer scientist by the American Chemical Society, the largest scientific professional organization in the country. Barton and his lawyers also specialize in drugged driving defense.

He has received specialized education in recent law enforcement curriculums including drug recognition evaluators and advanced roadside impairment evaluations. His law firm has successfully defended those in possession of marijuana, growers, caregivers and patients all over the state of Michigan.

Barton Morris is especially skilled and successful in challenging unlawful searches and seizures, drug dog searches, confidential informants, forensic science drug testing, and the science of testing for THC in human blood and urine. Barton is very familiar with the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Department where the majority of blood evidence is tested for the presence and amount of THC.

He knows and studies their specific policies and procedures, knows their measurement uncertainty calculations and even owns the same software they use to analyze samples using a Gas Chromatograph and Mass Spectrometer. He has been trained in macro and microscopic cannabis sativa analysis and FTIR. The law firm also utilizes the best experts in the field to challenge evidence and prosecution strategies including expert physicians and use experts.

He has personally conducted many section 4 and 8 hearings and knows what the judges are looking for. Additionally, Barton Morris has peformed several successful appeals of trial judges regarding Michigan marijuana law with compelling and unique arguments that have helped shape Michigan marijuana law. Barton was selected a Top Attorney in Metro Detroit in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was selected a Super Lawyer in 2015.

If you are looking for an attorney that will fight for your defense then look no further. Attorney Barton W. Morris, Jr. is a premier criminal defense attorney and trial lawyer in the state of Michigan. Barton has served clients all over the state for more than 15 years, building a diverse case portfolio and win percentage. Make the right choice today and contact Barton for representation.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (25%)
 
Marijuana Law (25%)
 
Business Law (25%)
 
DUI / DWI (25%)

Résumé - Barton W Morris Jr

Bar Licenses

Michigan State Bar
Michigan
Member in Good Standing
1998

Education

Trial Lawyer's College
2011

Michigan State University College of Law
Juris Doctor
1998

Western Michigan University
B.B.A.
1994

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Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Lifetime Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2015

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National College for DUI Defense
General Member
National College for DUI Defense

Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
Member
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan

DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Charter Member
DUI Defense Lawyers Association

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Awards & Honors

American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
Earned Designation -
ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division
2014

Top Attorney
Detroit Business Magazine
2014

Top Attorney
Detroit Business Magazine
2013

Top Attorney
Detroit Business Magazine
2012

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Commercial Recognitions

Community Leadership badge
Recognized for Community Leadership
Lawyer Legion
2020

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2020

Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
2015

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Contact Barton W Morris Jr

Barton W Morris Jr
The Law Offices Of Barton Morris
520 North Main Street Suite A
Royal Oak, MI 48067
www.michigancriminalattorney.com
Office: 248-368-0038

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Nonprofit Organizations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan -

CDAM advocates for quality representation of those accused and provides training and educational resources to its members.


National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


National College for DUI Defense, Inc. -

The NCDD is the largest non-profit, professional organization of criminal defense attorneys focused specifically on defending DUI / DWI and drunk driving related criminal charges throughout the United States and Canada.


DUI Defense Lawyers Association -

The DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Inc. (DUIDLA) was founded in 2014 by a group of 27 charter members. The group prides itself on the quality of its Spring and Fall CLE seminars which help train hundreds of dedicated drunk driving defense attorneys on innovative techniques for fighting these unique and complicated criminal offenses.


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