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Daron George Morris

Daron George Morris

About me

Daron Morris is a prominent Seattle criminal defense attorney with extensive experience in State and Federal court.  


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    16 years, 1 thousand cases

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  • Kenan Lee Isitt

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    Kenan Isitt Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel Benn Ehrlich

    I know Daron from working with him on many cases and his advice has helped me win difficult jury trials. Daron is an exceptional advocate with a wealth of experience, a sharp mind, and passion for justice. He is a great person and a leader in the criminal defense field. I would rate him second to none.


    Daniel Ehrlich DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Defender Association, King County Department of Public Defense

810 Third Avenue
Suite 800
Seattle, WA, 98104-1695


NYResigned 199903/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2010
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Director and Felony SupervisorThe Defender Association, King County Department of Public Defense2010 - Present
PartnerMorris and Hart, PLLC2010 - 2010
OwnerDaron Morris, Attorney at Law2007 - 2009
AttorneyThe Defender Association2001 - 2007
AttorneyThe Legal Aid Society1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2007 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2001 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Criminal DefenseTen Tips for Your Legal Toolbox2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of MichiganPhilosophyOther - Bachelors1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Innocence Project Northwest CourseCommunicating with Clients2013
WDA Management Training - Annual ConferenceRecognizing and Rewarding Success2012
Turning Up the HeatSentencing Aggravators2011
Winning Cases of MisconductVoir Dire and Cross Examination: Speaking to Jurors and Witnesses about Police Misconduct2010
Responding to the Challenges of Re-entryClearing Criminal History Records2010
Ethics 2010: Whose Show is It?Whose Show is It: Goals, Tactics, and Client-Centered Representation2010
Trial SkillsStarting Your Own Practice2009
Their Sole Advocate: Serious Sex Cases and SVP BasicsAnatomy of an SVP Case2009
Testimony before State LegislatureProposed amendments to domestic violence sentencing laws2009
District Court Defense: New and Challenging IssuesVacating and Sealing Juvenile and Adult Convictions2009
District Court Defense: New and Challenging IssuesDevelopments in Evidence and Motions in Limine2009
Comments before the Washington State LegislatureOpposition to Guilty but Mentally Ill Legislation2009
CLE: Off the Record: GR 15 and Restricting Access to Non-Conviction DataVacating convictions and restricting access to criminal history information2008