Myra K. Morris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Corpus Christi, TX

Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP
 | 802 North Carancahua Street, Suite 1300
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone: 361-884-8808
Fax: 361-884-7261
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (90%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Myra K. Morris, of counsel at Royston Rayzor, represents businesses and state and local governments in all facets of employment law and litigation in both state and federal courts. Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, she also serves the Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Laredo and Rio Grande Valley areas. Additionally, Ms. Morris advises nonprofit corporations and homeowners associations on various matters.

    Subsequent to completing her undergraduate work with a B.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin in 1982, Ms. Morris earned her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1990. She was named the Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges Interscholastic National Mock Trial winner and Advocate of the Year, both in 1990. Ms. Morris further honed her legal skills while as a law clerk for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. She is licensed to practice in Texas state courts as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

    In defending her clients in various matters involving discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims, Ms. Morris has experience before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas Workforce Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and other agencies.

    The recipient of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Morris is a member of the Corpus Christi Bar Association, the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section, and the Labor and Employment Section of The State Bar of Texas. She has been certified as a specialist in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and she has held executive positions with several professional associations.

    *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
    • 90%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2016

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    About Myra Morris

    Admitted: 1991, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.roystonlaw.com/attorneys-32

    Honors/Awards:

    • Texas Super Lawyer
    • Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges Inter-scholastic National Mock Trial Winner, 1990
    • AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell
    • Advocate of the Year, 1990

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Labor and Employment by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2001

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Elected as the President elect for the Texas Women Lawyers for 2019 - 2020
    • State Bar of Texas (Labor and Employment Section)
    • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section)
    • State Bar of Texas, 1991
    • Corpus Christi Bar Association
    • Board member of the Coastal Bend Women's Lawyers Association 2015 - 2016 - President 2014 - 2015 Vice President 2012 - 2014 - Treasurer and Secretary, 2010
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    • Corpus Christi Human Resources Management Association
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Western, and Northern Districts of Texas

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

    Educational Background:

    • Law Clerk for the Hon. Edward E. de Ases, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division
    • B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1982
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    Office Location for Myra K. Morris

    802 North Carancahua Street
    Suite 1300
    Corpus Christi, TX 78401

    Phone: 361-884-8808

    Fax: 361-884-7261

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