Faith Morse

Top rated personal injury attorney in Medford, Oregon

Andersen Morse & Linthorst
Faith Morse
Andersen Morse & Linthorst

Practice Areas: Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 2010

Education: Willamette University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
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Andersen Morse & Linthorst

1730 East McAndrews Road
Suite A
Medford, OR 97504 Visit website

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Attorney Faith Morse is a partner with the Andersen Morse & Linthorst law firm, which has its main law office in Medford, Oregon, as well as branch locations in Grants Pass and Klamath Falls. A top-rated, award-winning trial lawyer with more than ten years of legal experience, Ms. Morse focuses her practice solely on personal injury law, and she represents the rights of clients across the state adversely affected by nursing home abuse and neglect, car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, sexual abuse, and other preventable tragedies.

With a passion for helping people, Ms. Morse has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those who have suffered serious injuries or lost loved ones as a result of someone else's negligent, careless or unlawful actions. Outside her legal practice, she routinely volunteers with various charitable and faith-based organizations in her community to assist the homeless and the young children in her area, and she is an active member of New Life Church of the Nazarene, where she serves as assistant director of the Immigration Clinic.

Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Morse has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for her plaintiff clients, earning her membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. She has also received a Top 40 Under 40 ranking from the National Trial Lawyers as well as recognition from The Best Lawyers in America©. She has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

Ms. Morse obtained her Master of Business Administration from Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management in 2010 and her Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law that same year. While pursuing her MBA, Ms. Morse was selected as a Willamette MBA Scholar and received the Exceptional Performance Award for Integrated Knowledge Evaluation Week.

During her time in law school, she served as editor-in-chief of the Willamette Law Online as well as executive editor of the Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution. She also received the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Graduate Award and the Bruce Spaulding Memorial Award for Trial Advocacy. She was also an active member of the Pro Bono Honors Society, and she regularly volunteered for the Willamette University Public Interest Law Project.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Morse is the immediate past chair of the Oregon State Bar's Procedure and Practice Committee, and Regional Chairperson of the organization's disciplinary board. She also serves as the Chair-elect of the Product Liability Section and as Co-Chair of the Publications Committee for the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. She is a fellow with the American Board of Trial Advocates and member of the Jackson County Bar Association, and she serves as the Education Chair for the Human Trafficking Litigation Group for the American Association for Justice and as an at-large member of the American Association for Justice's Nursing Home Litigation Group executive committee.

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Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff

  • 100% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2010, Oregon

Professional Webpage: https://andersenlaw.com/team-member/faith-morse/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board member of Mercy’s Gate Rogue Valley
  • Pro Bono Honors Society, Willamette University Public Interest Law Project
  • Board member of the Oregon Jury Project
  • Assistant Director of the Immigration Clinic
  • Volunteer Attorney with Oregon Pacific Immigration and Social Services, 2020
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Oregon State Bar on the Executive Committee of the Products Liability Section
  • Board Member for the Oregon Jury Project
  • AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group, at large member of the Executive Committee, 2020
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Education Chair of the Anti-Human Trafficking Litigation Group of AAJ
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Jackson County Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Trial Panel, Regional Chair, 2020
  • Oregon State Bar Association, Member
  • Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative, 2020
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Publication Committee, Co-Chair, 2020
  • Education Chair of the American Association for Justice Human Trafficking Litigation Group, 2020
  • Oregon Bar State Practice & Procedure Committee, Immediate Past Chairperson, 2019
  • Oregon State Bar Products Liability Executive Committee, Chair-elect, 2020
Educational Background:
  • MBA from Willamette University, 2010
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Fighting arbitration clauses in licensed care facility cases has many potential approaches., Author, Defeating Nursing Home Arbitration Clauses, Trial Lawyer, 2021
  • Not many lawyers use the Vulnerable Person Abuse Statute, and this is an important tool. This article explores some ways to use it., Author, Vulnerable Person Abuse Statute, 2022
  • Sexual abuse in licensed care facilities is far more common than most people think it is. This article talks about the issue, the controversies, and what to look for to see if the facility has responsibility. , Author, Licensed Care Facility Sexual Abuse, 2022
  • This article discusses some of the aspects of preparing for, organizing, and holding focus groups., Author, Focus Groups, Oregon Trial Lawyer, 2020
  • American Association for Justice, Hot Topics in Mass Torts, What Is Human Trafficking?, 2017
  • This article addresses reporting claims to Medicare and how to get unrelated medical bills removed from the reimbursement ledger., Author, Resolving Causation Disputes with Medicare, Oregon Trial Lawyer, 2019
  • This is an article about my time volunteering in an Immigration Clinic, helping keep families together, and touting the benefits of volunteering for the volunteer., Author, Volunteering in an Immigration Clinic, Oregon Trial Lawyer, 2020
  • Executive Editor of the Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution
  • Editor-in-Chief of Willamette Law Online
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Fights Worth Having: Depositions, 2016
  • American Association for Justice, Webinar, Anti-Human Trafficking Part I: An Introduction, 2017
  • William V. Deatherage Inns of Court, Humor in Legal Writing, 2017
  • Jackson County Bar Association, Elder Abuse Reporting, 2017
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association New Lawyer Power Hour, How to Value a Case, 2017
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Annual Motor Vehicle Collision Seminar, Pretrial Preparation for a Defense Biomechanical Engineer, 2017
  • Together with Professor Daniel Berger, I wrote an article on helping real people learn to better express themselves in a courtroom environment, handle nerves, and speak the truth confidently in a difficult situation., Author, The Greek Way - How to Improve Your Clients' Verbal Presentation, Trial Lawyer, Person Injury Attorneys, 2018
  • American Bar Association/NLADA Equal Justice Conference, Breaking Free: Human Trafficking Litigation, 2018
  • American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Initial Intake Analysis, 2018
  • Lawline Webinar, Elder Abuse Reporting, 2018
  • Oregon Trial Lawyer, “Presenting Well,” Winter 2018
  • International Human Rights Clinic at Willamette University College of Law, MODERN SLAVERY IN OUR MIDST: A Human Rights Report on Ending Human Trafficking in Oregon (2010)
  • An article about how credibility is a paramount quality for a lawyer in the courtroom, and how to build it., Author, Credibility at Trial, Trial Lawyer, Person Injury Attorneys, 2016
  • How to Value a Case, Speaker, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Humor in Legal Writing, Speaker, William V. Deatherage Inns Of Court, 2017
  • Fights Worth Having: Depositions, Speaker, Annual Convention, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Speaker, Human Trafficking 101, American Association Of Justice, 2017
  • Speaker, Mandatory Elder Abuse Reporting for Oregon Lawyers, Jackson County Bar Association, 2017
  • Article on Credibility at Trial, Author, Trial Lawyer, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Chapter on Wage Loss, Author, Oregon Trial Lawyers Motor Vehicle Collision Deskbook, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
Honors/Awards:
  • , Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Medical Malpractice, Eugene Metro Region, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Exceptional Performance Award for Integrated Knowledge Evaluation Week
  • Recognized as an Oregon Top 40 Under 40 Attorney in Personal Injury, Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • Won the Fitzhenry Joint Degree Scholar Award
  • Willamette MBA Scholar
  • Bruce Spaulding Memorial Award for Trial Advocacy
  • Best Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Graduate Award
Industry Groups:
  • Real people

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Though only admitted in 2010, Faith has quickly grown to be a very competent attorney in the field of plaintiff's personal injury. She is an avid reader and has attended some of the best national seminars in trial practice. In her first solo trial she won an award against the United States for $752,719 on a case that had initially been a zero offer. She has since tried multiple jury trial in the last several months.”

Office location for Faith Morse

1730 East McAndrews Road
Suite A
Medford, OR 97504

Phone: 541-773-7000

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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