Morris & Stone, LLP

Morris & Stone, LLP

The lawyers of Morris & Stone have extensive experience in virtually all phases of civil litigation in both California and Federal Courts.

Firm Overview

The Orange County California law firm of Morris & Stone (previously The Morris Law Firm) was formed in 1991. The lawyers of Morris & Stone have extensive experience in virtually all phases of civil litigation in both California and Federal Courts, including numerous bench and jury trials, arbitrations, mediations, depositions, law and motion, administrative hearings and petitions for injunctive relief. Many victories by Morris & Stone have been challenged on appeal, providing our attorneys with broad experience arguing matters before the Ninth Circuit and California appellate courts. To date, no judgment obtained by the firm has been successfully challenged on appeal.

Main Office

Main Office
17852 E. 17th Street, Suite 201
Tustin Financial Center
Tustin CA 92780





A business dispute can cripple your company and threaten its very survival. We bring the knowledge and methods necessary to quickly resolve business litigation matters throughout Southern California, so you can get back to business. We are results-oriented, with a constant eye on the bottom line. If your business needs the highest level of professional litigation services, contact Morris & Stone. We will skillfully and aggressively protect your business interests in California and Federal trial and appellate courts.


Suffered a breach of contract, or are you being falsely accused of breaching a contract? We bring the knowledge and methods necessary to quickly resolve breach of contract matters and any other business litigation matters throughout Orange County and Southern California. We are results-oriented, with a constant eye on the bottom line. Our cutting-edge technology and techniques allow us to bring you the highest quality legal services, usually at a fraction of the cost charged by other firms. Call now for a no-cost consultation at (714) 954-0700.


Morris & Stone provides exceptional legal representation to businesses and individuals in several area of law, and extensive experience on appeals. No judgment obtained by Morris & Stone has ever been reversed on appeal, but we have repeatedly prevailed on appeals for our clients. Bringing in new counsel for an appeal brings a fresh perspective to the case. The trial attorney may just be too close to he case to see the big picture. Most of our appeal victories came after the client was told by their trial counsel that a victory on appeal was not possible. Be sure to review our News page for details on several of our appeal wins. Our attorneys bring creative solutions to all your litigation and appeal requirements. Whether your appeal is based on Breach of Contract, Employment Law, Defamation, Internet Law, Business Matters or virtually any other area of civil law, let us save your case.


"Perhaps it is my age or 40+ years of experience in the law, but it is compelling to comment that the performances of both counsel in this case, in terms of dedication to the law, to their clients, and to their scholarship make me proud to again call myself a 'Lawyer.'"

Aaron Morris

Morris & Stone, LLP

Before joining the California Bar, Aaron Morris worked as a volunteer Hearing Officer (Small Claims Judge) in the Pima County Justice Court in Tucson, Arizona, conducting trials and issuing rulings and judgments. He attended Southwestern University School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review and graduated cum laude in 1987. His primary practice areas include litigation arising from free speech issues (anti-SLAPP, defamation, first amendment), business litigation (breach of contract, trade secret, partnership dissolution, etc.), and employment law (wrongful termination defense and prosecution). He is the current President of the California Defamation Lawyers Association. He worked as an Adjunct Professor at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California, teaching "Litigation Skills & Strategies" and at National University in Irvine, California, teaching litigation techniques. Mr. Morris is a writer and lecturer on the subjects of free speech, defamation and anti-SLAPP, and is the author of California SLAPP Law and host of the California SLAPP Law Podcast. He has also published numerous articles on law office efficiency, and was Editor in Chief of Law Office Technology Solutions and Contributing Editor of Law Office Computing. He has been a featured speaker at such functions as the American Bar Association TechShow. He has appeared on the national television shows "Leeza" and "Frontline." He is frequently asked to consult other law firms on anti-SLAPP motions and is a frequently retained as an expert to opine on fee applications following anti-SLAPP motions. Aaron Morris with some associates.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Aaron Morris is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, American Bar Association, California Defamation Lawyers Association and American Mensa.


Southwestern University School of Law