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Cory H. Morris

Criminal defense Attorney at Melville, NY

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Cory Morris is admitted to practice law in New York State, Florida State, the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of New York. Mr. Morris is an advocate for equality, civil rights and social justice. In recognition of this, Mr. Morris became the recipient of an Equality Award at the Suffolk County New York Civil Liberties Union 50th Anniversary Gala and the New York State Bar Empire Justice Award for Pro Bono work. He is focused on working with people who are charged with a crime and/or substance abuse issues, regardless of the allegations, and helping people vindicate their constitutional rights.

Mr. Morris attended college on Long Island, starting at Nassau Community College, obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Adelphi University and his Master’s Degree from Adelphi’s Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies. While pursuing his graduate degree, his concentration was on forensic psychology, substance abuse, and impulsive disorders. He obtained an assistantship with Dr. Larry Josephs, was published in the Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories and contributed to Adelphi’s scholarship, working with a doctoral student and post-doctoral professor in developing his thesis titled “Impulsivity in the form of Suicidality in Borderline Personality Disorder.” Mr. Morris graduated Touro College at the top of his class, was a Dean’s List recipient and received both the David A. Berg Public Interest Fellowship and the Howard Glickstein Public Interest Fellowship. He is also the recipient of the Brian Lord Memorial Award for his demonstrated commitment to public interest.

Cory Morris currently maintains a practice in Suffolk County, New York and is the co-chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Committee. As part of Touro Law School's Community Justice Center, Mr. Morris regularly does pro bono work and volunteers with the New York Civil Liberties Union, Nassau County Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association and other non-profit organizations dedicated to helping the community. He serves as a Nassau Suffolk Law Services Advisory Board Member and is an adjunct professor at Adelphi University.

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Trusted adviser and counselor at law
Licensed for 9 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2015
Updated 11/23/2022
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2013
Updated 06/06/2022

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The Law Offices of Cory H. Morris
135 Pinelawn Road
Suite 250s
Melville, NY, 11747

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Posted by Natasha | January 17, 2020
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Parole advise
Was very helpful in obtaining information regarding parole laws and rights in NY related to my specific situation

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal Attorney
  • The Law Offices of Cory H. Morris
  • 2014 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Adelphi University
  • 2014 - Present
  • Associate
  • The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington
  • 2013 - 2014

Education

  • Touro Law Center
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Adelphi University
  • MA - Masters
  • 2010
  • Adelphi University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2010

Legal Cases

  • Bartlett v. Zeigler et al.
  • Settlement
  • Anderson v. County of Suffolk
  • Plaintiff's Verdict
  • Warren v. County of Nassau
  • Defendants' Verdict
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Associations

  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Young Lawyer Committee Co-Chair
  • 2015 - Present
  • Huntington Chamber of Commerce
  • 2015 - Present
  • Hauppauge Industrial Association
  • 2014 - Present
  • Nassau Suffolk Law Services
  • Advisory Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Huntington Lawyers Club
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • 30 under 30 Nominee
  • The Huntington Chamber of Commerce
  • 2015
  • 2014 Access to Justice Pro Bono Provider
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • 2015
  • Empire Justice Award
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 2014
  • Empire Justice Award
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Equality Award
  • The New York Civil Liberties Union
  • 2013
  • Brian Lord Public Interest Award
  • Touro Law Center
  • 2013
  • Glickstein Public Interest Fellowship
  • Touro Law Center
  • 2012
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Publications

  • UMKC Law Review Vo. 83:4
  • Access to Justice, Observations and Thoughts from the Incubator - A New York State of Mind,
  • 2015
  • Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories
  • Wilhelm Reich
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • Briding the Gap
  • A "Shingle" Life (solo practice)
  • 2015
  • Alexander Hamilton American Inn of Court
  • Civil Rights: Qualified Immunity
  • 2014
  • Fordham University
  • Jeffrey Deskovic, Wrongful Convictions Panelist
  • 2014
  • Adelhpi Research Conference
  • The Controversial Theories of Dr. Wilhelm Reich
  • 2010
  • Hunter Psychology Conference
  • The Real psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich: Myth and Reality
  • 2010
  • Contemporary views of Psychoanalysis Class
  • Wilhelm Reich - History and Contributions to Psychoanalytic Practice
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (18)
Given (12)
Civil rights Attorney | Apr 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Corey fiercely advocates for his client's rights leaving no stone unturned."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cory is a passionate, dedicated, and outstanding member of our legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Fantastic attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cory Morris is a diligent lawyer who works tirelessly for his clients. I have referred several clients to Mr. Morris, and they have all been very satisfied with his representation and advice."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Corey Morris truly is a rising star in the legal community. He is a passionate advocate for his clients, and one of the most knowledgeable attorneys I have ever met. I unreservedly endorse Corey."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Civil rights Attorney | Nov 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Civil rights Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He's smart, hardworking, and any client who uses him will be getting nothing but top-notch service."
Civil rights Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Superb legal knowledge, combined with passionate dedication to his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cory is a very hard working attorney. His professionalism and passion for justice make him a stand-out attorney. He has a passion for his profession and devotes his entire time, effort, and skill to ensuring client satisfaction. I highly recommend him."
Civil rights Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"It’s very rare that you come across an attorney like Cory Morris. I met Cory in law school and I now have the pleasure of calling him my colleague. He is hardworking, honest, patient and most importantly, ethical. But what sets Cory apart from other attorneys is his ability to relate to his clients. He can cut through the legal jargon and explain the complexities of the law in layman’s terms. Cory has a great sense of humor and can make any conversation pleasurable. He is a great asset and I highly recommend Cory Morris to anyone who needs an attorney in Civil Rights and Criminal Law."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Civil rights Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Cory is a dedicated attorney that zealously advocates for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 28
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Civil rights Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Melville Criminal defense Lawyer Cory H. Morris
Cory H. Morris
Criminal defense Attorney
Melville, NY
Licensed for 9 years
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