Joseph A. Morrey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Joseph, MO

Law Office of Joseph Alfred Morrey
 | 422 North 7th Street, PO Box 365
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Phone: 816-364-1506
Fax: 816-364-1560
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

From his law office in St. Joseph, Missouri, Joseph A. Morrey, Attorney at Law, devotes his time and resources to protect his clients' rights, interests and freedoms. Serving clients throughout the St. Joseph and Kansas City metro regions and across northwest Missouri, Mr. Morrey uses his extensive legal knowledge and experience to deliver personalized assistance and effective support to those dealing with legal challenges involving any of the following:

·         Personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, dangerous property conditions, nursing home abuse, defective products, and other claims of negligence or wrongdoing

·         Workers' compensation claims

·         Criminal defense against all types of felonies and misdemeanors

·         Defense for DWI traffic tickets and other traffic-related violations

Mr. Morrey began his legal career in 1977 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and his license to practice from The Missouri Bar. Having lived in the St. Joseph area since that time, Mr. Morrey cares deeply about the legal issues that affect the citizens of NW Missouri, and he founded his law firm with a mission to provide the highest level of legal counsel possible to those in need.  Many clients have become life-long friends.

A highly rated attorney, Mr. Morrey holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, The National Trial Lawyers named him to its list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel named him among the Nation's Top One Percent.  

Active in both his profession and his community, Mr. Morrey is a member of the American Association for Justice and is on the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar and is also on the Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.  He also volunteers as a facilitator for The Missouri Bar Complaint Resolution Program, and is past chairman of the board of The Salvation Army in St. Joseph.

*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
  • 80%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Workers' Compensation
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Joseph Morrey

Admitted: 1977, Missouri

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Selected as Missouri Super Lawyer in personal injury litigation, 2013-2016
  • “A-V” rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member of the “Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Selected as “Top 100” by the National Trial Lawyers Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Member, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association Board of Governors, 2016

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Facilitator, Missouri Bar’s Complaint Resolution Program
  • Co-Chair, Emergency Response Team for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
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Office Location for Joseph A. Morrey

422 North 7th Street
PO Box 365
St. Joseph, MO 64501

Phone: 816-364-1506

Fax: 816-364-1560

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Last Updated: 8/28/2019

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