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.
Honors & Awards
- Best Lawyers in America since 2017
- Elected Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, 2019
- AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
- American Bar Association
- Nashville Bar Association
- Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Association
- Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women
- Mario Griffin Chapter of the Lawyers Association for Women