Robert F. Morris, Partner
Licensed in Pennsylvania
Robert F. Morris, Partner
Bob, Morris Wilson Knepp Jacquette, P.C.’s founder, is well known in the legal community throughout the Greater Philadelphia region for achieving record-setting verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients in Pennsylvania. He represents victims of medical malpractice, car accidents, product liability, workplace accidents, and criminal securities fraud throughout the area. He also works as a mediator, arbitrator, and legal expert witness.
Bob is both locally and nationally recognized as a talented civil trial lawyer, having achieved National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, becoming a Board-Certified Civil Trial Advocate, and being named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers every year since 2008.
Bob is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only, after careful investigation, to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility, and collegiality.
Bob first became a practicing civil trial lawyer in 1976 after graduating from Yale University followed by Temple University School of Law. In addition to the practice of law, Bob has devoted much of his life to helping children at risk. For 30 years he has served on the board of directors of the Montgomery County affiliate of Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He also serves as a volunteer lawyer for children and is a past officer of the Montgomery Child Advocate Program.
Awards & Achievements
· Best Lawyers, 2015 – 2024
· Super Lawyers, 2008 – 2023
· Top 100: Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2017 – 2023
· Top 100: Philadelphia Super Lawyers, 2016 – 2023
Professional Associations & Appointments
Bob currently serves as Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Commission. The Commission evaluates all candidates for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior Court, and Commonwealth Court. From 2007 to 2017, he served as a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. In 2008, Bob served as President of the Montgomery Bar Association.
Bob has also chaired the Montgomery Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution, Judiciary, Insurance, and Unauthorized Practice Committees. He has served as a hearing committee member for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. For 40 years, he has been a member of the American Association for Justice and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.
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