James M. Morgan | Partner
James M. Morgan is a founding partner of Lanzone Morgan, LLP. His practice is primarily dedicated to representing injured people and their families who have suffered injuries or death due to elder abuse and neglect, especially at the hands of nursing homes or assisted living facilities.
Mr. Morgan also handles personal injury and wrongful death cases arising out of automobile accidents, construction accidents, or other accidental injuries or death.
Prior to forming Lanzone Morgan, LLP, Mr. Morgan served as the managing attorney of two personal injury law firms in California, where the focus of his practice was holding nursing homes and assisted living facilities accountable for the abuse and neglect of elder and dependent adults.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Morgan’s efforts have helped lead to more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of abused and neglected elderly adults, including a verdict in excess of $5.5 million for the surviving daughter of an elderly adult who passed away after being given the wrong medication while in a nursing home.
Mr. Morgan graduated 2nd in his law school class and has taken and passed five bar exams in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Nebraska. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Arizona, the State Bar of Nevada, the United States District Court, Southern District of California and the United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Morgan worked as a research attorney for the Honorable Warren K. Urbom, Senior District Judge, United States District Court for the Federal District of Nebraska. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Harold S. Herd, retired Kansas Supreme Court Justice. Mr. Morgan received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in 1991 from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. He received his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, in 1997 from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas.
Mr. Morgan is from a military family and is the youngest of 11 children.
Current Bar Admissions: California, Arizona, Nevada