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Thomas A Morton

About me

I am your neighborhood attorney.  I have been in practice for 11 years.  My experience includes the United States Marine Corps, large firms, and small firms, but I began my solo practice because the only people I like to work for are my clients.  I am a single parent who successfully fought for equal time with my young daughter.  I have extensive trial and appellate experience and cannot wait to help you with your legal problems.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Child Support: 20%
  2. Divorce: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Chapter 7: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Thomas A. Morton, PLLC

2916 N. 7th Avenue, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ, 85013

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 200408/01/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Attorney Award (Under 40)National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
10 BestAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top ContributorAvvo.com2014
Children's Lifesaver AwardMaricopa County Bar Association and Community Legal Services2014
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo.com2014
Top Pro Bono Attorney of the YearArizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberThomas A. Morton, PLLC2011 - Present
AttorneyBruce D. Brown, PLLC2007 - 2011
AttorneyPlatt & Westby, PC2005 - 2007
AttorneyDoyle-Mensing, PC2004 - 2005
Judge AdvocateUnited States Marine Corps2001 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2009
West Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2007
State Bar of ArizonaMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Community Property AppealWon at trial and Court of Appeals
Child RelocationCourt ordered that children would not move.
Spousal maintenance and propertyCourt found client's income to be $85,000, awarded spousal maintenance of $1,000 per month, and evenly divided the pension.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of California - San DiegoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Sunrise ToastmastersAnatomy of a Family Law Case2008