Practice areas

Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury – Plaintiff, Premises Liability – Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse – Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

Meet Attorney Rivers J. Morrell, III, the distinguished founder and principal of the Law Firm of Rivers J. Morrell, III, headquartered in Mission Viejo and Irvine, California. With an extensive legal journey spanning over 47 years, Mr. Morrell stands as a nationally acclaimed trial attorney. His unwavering dedication has been a beacon of support for clients within Orange County and its neighboring regions who have endured injuries or losses due to the negligence of others.

Having earned dual board certifications as a civil pretrial advocate and a civil trial advocate from the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Mr. Morrell has consistently demonstrated exceptional prowess. His accomplishments resonate in the realm of aiding individuals and families dealing with severe personal injury and wrongful death claims stemming from incidents such as motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and hazardous property conditions. Through his endeavors, he has secured multimillion-dollar compensations for his plaintiff clients, a testament to his exceptional professionalism and commitment.

A standout among legal professionals, Mr. Morrell boasts an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a reflection of his superior legal skills and ethics. Additionally, he has proudly earned recognition as one of the Top 100 Litigation Attorneys in the State of California by the American Society of Legal Advocates. His remarkable standing continues with his membership in the exclusive Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, a distinction earned by only a select group of trial lawyers.

The accolades bestowed upon Mr. Morrell are further highlighted by his inclusion in the Top 3000 Attorneys in the United States by Lawdragon. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel has recognized him as part of the Nation’s Top 1% of trial lawyers. Such achievements showcase his dedication to excellence in the legal arena.

Clients who have experienced Mr. Morrell’s exceptional service have honored him with Superb, 10 out of 10, client ratings on Avvo, coupled with the Clients’ Choice Award from 2012 to 2015. His clientele’s satisfaction is evident through the numerous testimonials and referrals he has received.

Mr. Morrell’s educational foundation includes graduating from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970, followed by earning his Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1973. His expertise is affirmed by his fellowship with the esteemed American College of Board Certified Attorneys and his memberships in organizations such as Elite Lawyers of America and the American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation. He is also a sought-after speaker, delivering lectures and continuing legal education seminars on various legal topics across his region.

In summary, Attorney Rivers J. Morrell, III, with his wealth of experience and numerous accolades, is an exemplar of legal proficiency, unwavering commitment, and exceptional service to those he represents.

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