BIODUIDLA JUSTICE FOUNDATION TRUSTEE 2014-PRESENT
Michigan’s only American Chemical Society designated Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Barton Morris has been providing high quality legal representation in the area of state and federal criminal defense for over a 17 years. He continually emphasizes continuing legal education as he has attended several programs and seminars to enhance and perfect his practice. Barton and his law firm pride themselves on obtaining results for their clients that other attorneys cannot. Barton has also demonstrated his proficiency in effectively challenging several types of evidence with the latest defense strategies in the field. Further, Barton Morris has received specialized training in the forensic analysis of solid dose controlled substances and biological specimins which allows Barton Morris to successfully argue scientific defenses including questionable forensic laboratory practices. Barton Morris is a very accomplished trial attorney having been trained by Gerry Spence and the expert trial attorneys at the exclusive Trial Lawyer’s College in Dubois, Wyoming. Having performed countless successful criminal jury trials means Barton Morris has the experience necessary to provide excellent representation to his clients. Barton Morris is also a board member of several distinguished legal associations including the Trial Lawyer’s College Alumni Association, the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys, and the DUI Defense Lawyer’s Association Justice Foundation. Additionally Barton serves on the faculty of the National College for DUI Defense and the DUI Defense Lawyer’s Association. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and has also graduated from their National Criminal Defense Trial College in Macon, Georgia. Attorney Morris has enjoyed a very successful and distinguished career as a trial lawyer. He is known for his trial preparation by fellow attorneys, judges and prosecutors. As a trial attorney, he is dedicated to attaining justice in every case. Mr. Morris fights for his clients and does not take a case just to plead a client guilty. Effective trial litigation and preparation is the best way to achieve the best results. When the prosecutor and judge know that the defense attorney is prepared for trial and will do an exceptional job, great deals are had. Barton Morris is also a very experienced federal criminal defense attorney having practiced extensively in the Eastern and Western Federal Districts of Michigan. He has successfully litigated federal criminal cases in the areas of health care and medicare fraud, mortgage fraud, drug trafficking prosecutions involving cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills, and ecstasy. He has also tried cases involving murder of a federal witness, production, possession and distribution of child pornography, and money laundering. Barton has the experience and skill to win any complex criminal prosecution in the Eastern and Western Districts. In October of 2014 Barton Morris was the first attorney in Michigan to earn the American Chemical Society designation Forensic Lawyer-Scientist due to the completion of several intensive courses in forensic chromatography comprising of over 160 hours of education and lab and passing a very difficult comprehensive examination. Barton Morris is one of only 22 attorneys in the nation to have earned this distinction. Barton Morris has earned several professional distinctions including being chosen as a Top Lawyer of Metro Detroit for 2012, 2013 & 2014 for criminal defense by DBusiness and Hour Magazine. He is rated 10/10 by AVVO and Barton has been selected to be a Super Lawyer for 2014, 201 and, 2016.