Wendy Morris, Attorney
 

Wendy Morris is the founder and president of Morris Law Offices, LLC, in Bonita Springs, Florida. 2018 is her 27th year practicing law in Florida. In Wendy's boutique law firm, she advises individuals and couples in estate planning, including the creation of wills and trusts, and in the administration of estates and trusts.

Wendy's probate law practice includes domiciliary and ancillary estates as well as summary and formal estate administrations.  She also advises clients regarding elder law matters and prenuptial agreements.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Rutgers University, in 1988, and her Juris Doctor degree from the Florida State University College of Law, in 1991.  Wendy became a member of The Florida Bar in 1991.

Wendy was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, and she grew up in Randolph, New Jersey, and Dublin, Ireland.   Wendy is a first-generation American with Irish-born parents.

Prior to opening the law firm, Wendy represented higher education institutions  as general counsel for Florida Gulf Coast University, associate general counsel of the University of North Florida, and legal counsel at the Florida Board of Regents, where she handled matters in several areas of the law such as contracts, leases, employment, students, administrative, government, public records, corporate and charitable organizations.  Additionally, she started her law career as an assistant attorney general in the Tallahassee office of the Florida Attorney General, where she represented the State of Florida and its agencies in civil and criminal appeals in the Supreme Court of Florida and other appellate courts.

Education

Florida State University College of Law, J.D., April 1991

Rutgers University, B.A., June 1988, with honors

Bar Admissions

The Florida Bar, admitted September 1991

Supreme Court of the United States, admitted October 1994

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, admitted July 1994

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, admitted February 1992

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, admitted February 1994

Professional Association membershipS

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys

Florida Association for Women Lawyers

Lee County Bar Association

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar

Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar