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Adam J. Morris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

Carter Morris LLP
515 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 600
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-626-3345
Fax: 713-759-9650
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2012
Licensed in Texas Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Partner at Carter Morris, LLP, Adam J. Morris represents clients in Houston, Texas, in matters of family law. For almost 10 years, Mr. Morris has been named by Texas Monthly Magazine as a Rising Star and has experience in a long list of family law issues, but he is especially experienced in complex marital estates. Board certified by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, his practice extends to property division, child custody, high net worth divorces and divorce.

Mr. Morris is a member of the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Burta Rhoads Raborn Inn of Court, the Houston Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in history, Mr. Morris attended the University of Houston Law Center. There he was a member of the mock trial team and won the American Association for Justice Regional Tournament. While earning his Juris Doctor, he was also associate editor of the Houston Law Review and of the Journal of Law and Science. He graduated magna cum laude.

Before earning his Juris Doctor, Mr. Morris spent time as a travel agent and accountant. He has been a speaker for the Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar and the Marriage Dissolution Institute, and he has been a co-author on some of the State Bar of Texas’s continuing legal education articles.

* 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
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law


10 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2005 - 2012

About Adam J. Morris

First Admitted: 2002, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, President
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Member
  • Burta Rhodes Raborn Inns of Court, Member
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker at the Marriage Dissolution Institute and the Advanced Paralegal Seminar

Educational Background

  • University of Texas, Austin, Bachelor of Arts, History


  • Named “Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2004 – 2012
  • Named “Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2013 – present

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Family Law, 2007
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Office Location for Adam J. Morris

515 Post Oak Blvd.
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: 713-626-3345

Fax: 713-759-9650

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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