The Law Office of E. G. Morris

Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist

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Firm Overview

Our firm focuses on representing individuals and businesses in criminal matters at the investigation stage, trial, and appeal. We have extensive experience in both state and federal courts. Our practice includes offenses such as murder, assault, sexual offenses, computer crimes, white collar fraud, criminal tax matters, environmental crimes, insurance fraud, theft, misappropriation, weapons offenses, and drug and narcotics offenses. We frequently accept cases in Austin, Travis County, Georgetown, Williamson County, San Marcos, Hays County, New Braunfels, Comal County, Giddings, Lee County, San Antonio, Bexar County, Bell County, and all federal courts. We will consider taking cases in any county in Texas or out of State.

I have over 33 years experience in the representation of individuals and businesses involved in criminal matters. I have practiced in partnership with other criminal defense lawyers in the past. For the last seven years, I have practiced in my present firm as a sole proprietor with lawyers working directly with me.

Example cases

I have tried over one hundred criminal trials including Capital Murder, Murder, Sexual Assaults, Child Sexual Abuse, Bank Fraud, Health Care Fraud, Drug Offenses, Environmental Crimes, Aggravated Assault, Driving While Intoxicated, and Vehicular Homicide.

Main Office

Main
608 W 12th St
Suite B
Austin  TX  78701

Phone
  • (512) 478-0758
Fax
  • (512) 478-0784

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

I offer a free initial consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

I prefer to set fixed fees. My fees vary depending on the complexity of the case. Sometimes clients prefer an hourly fee or the nature of the case makes an hourly arrangement more appropriate.

Hourly Rates

My hourly rate depends on the nature of the charge and whether the case is in state or federal court.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Office Manager

Adrienne Deal.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Spanish.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I chose to be a criminal defense lawyer because I am passionately opposed to government encroachment into the lives and liberties of individuals.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Individuals should use the resources available to them to educate themselves about their rights in the criminal justice system.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I think it is extremely dangerous for non-lawyers to attempt to prepare their own documents in serious criminal matters.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I don't recommend that anyone represent themselves in a criminal case. The state or federal government will be represented by a skilled lawyer.

Gerry Morris

I have been engaged in the private practice of law since beginning my practice in 1977.

There is no substitute for experience. In my years of practice, I have seen just about every type of prosecution or investigation imaginable.

I believe that a criminal defense lawyer has to be skilled in mounting a defense based on the law as well as before the jury. Many times, an accused does not receive the proper outcome until the case is appealed. I have extensive experience in all phases of criminal defense.

Personal interests:

My personal interests vary from outdoor activities, to computer technology, politics and professional organizations that advocate at the state and national level for the rights of individuals in the criminal justice system.

License
  • Bar Number: 14477700
    Texas , 1977
Education
  • University of Texas School of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1977
    Austin, TX
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
    Bachelor of Science , 1973
    Nacogdoches, TX

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