Rivers J. Morrell, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Mission Viejo, CA

Law Firm of Rivers J. Morrell, III
 | 27201 Puerta Real #470, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone: 949-305-1400
Fax: 949-305-1414
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Rivers J. Morrell III is the founder of and the principal attorney at the Law Office of Rivers J Morrell, Inc. Located in Mission Viejo, California, and with another office in Irvine, he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the state who have been harmed by the negligence of other persons or entities. Mr. Morrell's cases have encompassed incidents arising out of nursing home abuse, construction site accidents, pedestrian knockdowns, truck and other motor vehicle crashes, dog bites, and premises liability.

Throughout his career, Mr. Morrell has been able to obtain many six- and seven-figure settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Some of the representative results have included a recovery of more than $1 million on behalf of the family of a man who drowned in a public pool, and an award of nearly $2 million against a public entity in a case involving a woman who was injured as a result of a defective road design. These and other successes have resulted in Mr. Morrell's becoming a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he is held in high regard by his fellow professionals. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell as well as a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Morrell has also been certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Morrell received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1970. Remaining in the Bay Area, he attended the Golden Gate University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1973. Mr. Morrell is admitted to practice before all California state courts.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Rivers Morrell, III

Admitted: 1973, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.rjmlawfirm.com/irvine-attorney-rivers-morrell/te...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 1% in the Nation, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2014
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • Member, Elite Lawyers of America
  • AV-Preeminent Rating, 5 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Litigation Attorneys in State of California, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Fellow, American College of Board Certified Attorneys
  • Top 3000 attorneys in United States, Lawdragon
  • Rated 10 out of 10, Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo
  • Clients Choice Award, Avvo, 2012-2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Pre-Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Trial Advocacy Skills, MCLE

Educational Background:

  • University of California at Berkeley, B.S., Major: Economics, 1970
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Office Location for Rivers J. Morrell, III

27201 Puerta Real #470
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Phone: 949-305-1400

Fax: 949-305-1414

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Last Updated: 12/8/2018

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