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Alan L. Morton

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Litigation, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation

About Me

Alan L. Morton is an Idaho trial lawyer who has represented hundreds of victims of personal injury and wrongful death and recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients in a variety of product liability, negligence and workers’ compensation cases. He is the principal shareholder of the firm Morton Law Offices, Chartered and was formerly associated with a leading insurance defense firm in Boise, Idaho.


Mr. Morton was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a Political Philosophy emphasis. He is a graduate of the University of Idaho Law School, and he was a Staff Editor for the Idaho Law Review.


Mr. Morton was also formerly of counsel to a firm in Washington, DC with satellite offices in New York City, Texas, California and Miami with particular emphasis in air crash litigation and products liability.


He is admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and all State and Federal Courts in the State of Idaho. Mr. Morton has also been admitted pro hac vice in the States of Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan and Texas. His litigation experience includes but is not limited to representing clients in several air crash disasters and accidents involving heavy equipment, cranes, tires and wheels, bicycles, motorcycles, vans, SUV’s and automobiles.


Mr. Morton is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; a current member of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association and he is a Past Chairman of the Litigation Section of the Idaho State Bar Association. He is also a lecturer and author of various articles and publications regarding trial practice and procedure.


His extensive litigation experience includes, but is not limited to the following:

The air crash disaster of Continental Flight 1713 (DC 9) at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado of November 15, 1987 (MDL 751); The air crash disaster of United Airlines Flight 232 (DC 10) at Sioux City, IA of July 19, 1989 (MDL 817); The air crash disaster of Northwest Airliner (DC 9) at Wayne International Airport, Detroit, MI of December 3, 1990 (MDL 891); The air crash disaster of Lan Chile Charter Flight at Puerto Williams, Chile on February 20, 1991); The air crash disaster of Valujet Flight 592 at the Everglades, Florida of May 11, 1996; Litigation versus Foodmaker, Inc. doing business as "Jack N Box" for personal injuries allegedly arising from exposure to E coli caused by eating undercooked hamburger; Litigation versus Volkswagen, A.G., et al. for the wrongful death and decapitation of a 1 yr old allegedly arising from the deployment of a passenger side air bag; Litigation versus Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., General Motors Corp. and Kelsey Hayes for personal injuries and product liability arising from the mismatch of a 16" tire to a 16.5" wheel; Litigation versus AT&T Technologies, Inc., et al. for personal injuries allegedly arising from the exposure to low levels of electromagnetic radiation; and hundreds of other accidents including but not limited to automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, slip and falls and dog bites, respectively.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Workers Compensation: 25%
    32 years, 250 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    32 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Litigation: 25%
    32 years, 500 cases
  4. Car Accidents: 25%
    32 years, 2.5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Patrick Eugene Mahoney

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Alan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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Contact Info

Morton Law Offices, Chtd.

1005 No. 8th Street
Post Office Box 420
Boise, ID, 83701-0420

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law198308/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe American Trial Lawyers Association2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselSpeiser Krause, PC1986 - 2005
Trial LawyerMorton Law Offices, Chartered1984 - Present
AssociateQuane Smith Howard & Hull1983 - 1984

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Boy Scouts of AmericaAssistant Scoutmaster2013 - Present
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationCLE Chairman2009 - 2012
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2005 - 2012
Idaho State BarPast Chairman - Litigation Section2000 - 2001
American Association for JusticeMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Air Crash Disaster of NW Airlines Flight 1482 (MDL 891)Resolved
Air Crash Disaster of Continental Flight 1731 (MDL 751)Resolved
In Re: Air Crash Disaster of UAL 232 (MDL 817)Resolved

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
www.mortonlawyers.comIdaho Handbook on Auto Accidents2014
The Idaho Trial LawyerDiscovery of the Claim Representative's File: The Modern-Day Sword Excalibur1991

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Torts Made PerfectCombating the Defense of Comparative Fault or Comparative Negligence2009
ITLA Fall Program: Jackpot, NVDealing with the Rambo Litigator2009
Sun Valley Summer ConferenceOvercoming Adverse Jury Bias2006
Fall Conference - ITLADealing with the Defense Medical Examination2005