Rochester Attorney-Mediator Honored with Two National Recognitions 

 Prominent Rochester Attorney-Mediator, James E. Morris, has been nationally recognized for two major achievements.

The American College of Civil Trial Mediators, a national organization of pre-eminent dispute resolution professionals, inducted Mr. Morris as their 2013 Distinguished Fellow at the college’s annual conference on July 15th.  As the sole recipient of the honor, Mr. Morris was cited for his continuing commitment to the organization as a past President of their Board of Directors and as a longstanding member since 2002.  

In addition, Mr. Morris was recently ranked among the Top 50 Upstate New York Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers nationwide who represent more than 70 practice areas and have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Morris was among the 50 elite lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Upstate New York nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

Mr. Morris is an experienced litigator and practicing attorney with the longtime Rochester, New York law firm Morris and Morris Attorneys.  As an accomplished mediator for more than 15 years, Mr. Morris is known throughout Upstate New York for his ability to resolve complex disputes through mediation.   In addition, he has 30 years experience as a judge, both as Brighton Town Justice and as Acting City Court Judge for the City of Rochester, New York.

About Morris and Morris Attorneys

Morris and Morris Attorneys is one of the premiere law firms in the Rochester, N.Y area focusing on Personal Injury cases, including automobile, truck, bus, train, pedestrian, bicycle, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases.  Morris and Morris Attorneys has long been associated with quality, professional legal service provided in a personal way. Morris and Morris Attorneys’ legacy of excellence spans three generations helping families with their legal needs. For more information, visit

About The American College of Civil Trial Mediators

The American College of Civil Trial Mediators, established in 1995, is a non-profitnational organization of pre-eminent dispute resolution professionals.

College Fellows are selected for membership through a comprehensive application process based upon their experience, skill, reputation, ethical standards, and commitment to alternative dispute resolution.  The College accepts members who have clearly demonstrated years of working in the field at the highest level of achievement.  Consistent with its purpose, the College has a limited membership with approximately 150 Mediators located nationwide.

In addition to maintaining a full-time mediation practice, College Fellows regularly engage in conducting educational programs, lecturing, and authoring publications.  The College annually publishes The American Journal of Mediation.  The College recognizes individuals and organizations making significant contributions to ADR through awards and grants. 

About Super Lawyers 

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

Published: 9/04/2013