Keith Morris

Jones Morris Klevenhagen LLP

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Mr. Morris received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from Texas A&M University in 1997 and his J.D. in 2001 from the University of Houston Law Center. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2001 and is also admitted to all of the Federal and Bankruptcy Courts in Texas. He is an active member of the National Guardianship Association, the National College of Probate Judges, the Texas Guardianship Association, the Houston Bar Association, Houston Association of Debtors Attorneys, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and former member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. Mr. Morrisís practice is focused on probate, guardianship and estates, probate and fiduciary litigation and other general litigation. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of probate and guardianship, debtor and creditor rights and other consumer related issues. He wrote a paper on The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: Layers of Concern for Bankruptcy and Collection Lawyers for Nortonís Bankruptcy Law Adviser in December 2004 and has also published other papers on the topics of probate, estate planning and consumer litigation. He is currently a contributor to Newburger & Barronís Fair Debt Collection Practices: Federal and State Laws and Regulations and serves on the editorial board of the Houston Lawyer. Mr. Morris has made presentations to the Texas Trial Lawyers, the Peopleís Law School of the University of Houston Law Center, the American Legion, the Stonewall Lawyers Association and the Houston Association of Debtorsí Attorneys. Mr. Morris represents individuals, small businesses and corporations in litigation matters and has tried cases to verdict in such representation. He has been appointed by Harris county and dozens of other counties in Texas to serve in a fiduciary capacity as Ad Litem, Administrator and Guardian. He serves as a Guardian for elderly and incapacitated individuals who need assistance with their finances. His duties as an administrator include accounting for and safeguarding the assets of a decedentís estate, distributions to creditors, finding family members that may be heirs or have an interest in the estate and winding up the estate. Mr. Morris also serves as an ad litem for Harris County with regard to property tax foreclosures, which entails investigating to determine if the taxing authority has assessed taxes on the correct property and if there exists a family member that may be responsible for paying the taxes.
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6363 Woodway, Suite 570 Houston TX 77057

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