Amber N. Morton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in El Segundo, CA

Carico Macdonald Kil & Benz LLP
 | 841 Apollo Street, Suite 450
El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone: 310-545-0010
Fax: 310-546-5477
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

As partner at Carico Macdonald Kil & Benz LLP, Amber N. Morton represents clients in the Los Angeles, Long Beach and El Segundo metropolitan areas. Her practice is focused on matters of financial elder abuse litigation and dispute resolution, and trust and estate litigation, and dispute resolution. An experienced litigator, her clients include agents, beneficiaries, heirs, conservators, executors and trustees.

Ms. Morton has a background in employment litigation in both federal and state courts. While at the firm, she has prosecuted and defended complex litigation issues, such as financial elder abuse actions, contested accountings, breach of fiduciary duty, trust and will contests, fiduciary removal actions, and Probate Code Section 850 actions.

At Georgetown University, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in foreign service. Ms. Morton then attended the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor. While studying to become an attorney, she was an editor and staff member of the University of Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice. A graduate of the Trial Advocacy Project of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, she is admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in California.

Ms. Morton has given presentations related to employment law, and published written pieces on transgender employee restroom access and other topics related to employment law. Through arbitration proceedings, informal settlements and summary judgment dismissals, Ms. Morton often obtains favorable outcomes for her clients. With almost a decade of experience, she has proven she is a dedicated advocate who helps clients through complicated legal processes.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Estate & Trust Litigation
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Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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About Amber Morton

Admitted: 2012, California

Professional Webpage:


  • SuperLawyers® - Rising Star 2020 
  • Superlawyers® - Rising Star 2021

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California
  • American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Employment Law Update, Tri-Counties Local Government Associate Luncheon, 2016
  • Conducting Workplace Investigations, PELRAC Annual Conference, Co-Presenter, 2015
  • 2016 Legal Trends, Contributing Author, 2016 Legal Trends, 2015
  • Answers to Common Employer Questions About Transgender Employees, Co-Author, The Authority / California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, 2016
  • Transgender Employees’ Access to Restrooms in the Workplace, Author , 23 Employment Law Strategist 3, 2015

Educational Background:

  • Ms. Morton received her B.S. in International Culture and Politics and a Certificate in International Development from Georgetown University. She obtained her J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law where she served as editor of USC’s Review of Law and Social Justice.

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  • Legal
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Office Location for Amber N. Morton

841 Apollo Street
Suite 450
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: 310-545-0010

Fax: 310-546-5477

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Last Updated: 1/22/2021

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