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Admitted: Missouri, 1972, Oklahoma, 1976
Law School: University of Missouri - Columbia, J.D., 1972
College: Southwest Missouri State College, B.S., 1968
Birth Date and Place: Independence, Missouri, 1943
Practice Areas: Plaintiff Personal Injury, Products Liability, Car Wrecks, Truck Wrecks, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Airplane Crashes, Air Crash, Beach of Contract, Civil Litigation, Condemnation, Accountant Malpractice, Aerospace, Admiralty, Agricultural Law, Agriculture, AIDS, Aircraft
Additional Information: I grew up in El Dorado Springs, Missouri. After gradating from high school, I joined the United States Air Force where is was a cryptographic computer repairman for four years.
I started my college education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas while in the military. After being honorably discharged from the service in May of 1965, I enrolled at Southwest Missouri State College where I majored in Economics and minored in Political Science.
During summer vacations during undergraduate school, I worked for the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management as a survey aid out of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Upon graduation from Southwest Missouri State College n/k/a Southwest Missouri State University, I worked for a year in Tulsa for Sun Oil Company as a management trainee.
In September 1969, I enrolled in the University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law and graduated in 1972. I passed the Missouri Bar Examine and was licensed to practice law in Missouri on September 22, 1972 and was hired by the Missouri Department of Transportation as a staff lawyer.
In July 1975 I took the Oklahoma Bar Examine and passed it. On March 1, 1976, I was hired by the City of Tulsa and worked in the City's Legal Department until December 31, 1979. Among other things, I prosecuted condemnation cases for the City, handled the legal affairs of the Performing Arts Center and helped create the City ambulance service (EMSA).
On January 1, 1980, I was hired by Jones, Givens, Gotcher, Brett and Bogan. From that time until December 31, 1990, I engaged in the civil litigation practice of law primarily as an insurance defense lawyer but also handling civil litigation of all types.
On January 1, 1991, I left Jones-Givens and established Morlan & Associates. Since that time I have engaged primarily in the private practice of law as a civil litigation trial lawyer and have tried more than 100 jury trials to verdict in the state and federal courts of Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas.
I served on the Oklahoma Bar Association Civil Procedure Committee for approximately 10 years and I have been the chairman of the Oklahoma Bar Association Law Office Management and Technology Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association twice.
I am currently associated with more than 100 lawyers in the practice of law. I am also the Editor & Publisher of MoreLaw.com and I am a principal owner of Beacon 400 LLC d/b/a MoreLaw Suites.
I have written and published numerous legal articles on various subjects.
Author: Oklahoma Tort (Personal Injury) Law Overview
I served on the Board of Directors of Morton Clinic for 4 years and on the City of Tulsa Electrical Examining and Appeals Board for 2 years.
I have been President of the Board of Directors of the Central Park Homeowners' Association in Tulsa twice and served on the Board of Directors for six years.
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