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Barton W Morris Jr.
About Barton W Morris Jr.
Barton Morris has specialized in defending DUI and drug related prosecutions since 1999. He is an expert in Michigan medical marijuana law and has been defending MMMA related cases since the law’s inception in 2008. Barton has been assisting cannabis business interests as well setting up cultivation centers and dispensaries. He has specialized training in defending drug cases and in forensic sc... read more »
Barton Morris has specialized in defending DUI and drug related prosecutions since 1999. He is an expert in Michigan medical marijuana law and has been defending MMMA related cases since the law’s inception in 2008.
Barton has been assisting cannabis business interests as well setting up cultivation centers and dispensaries. He has specialized training in defending drug cases and in forensic science solid drug dose testing.
He is the only lawyer in Michigan designated as a forensic lawyer scientist by the American Chemical Society, the largest scientific professional organization in the country. Barton and his lawyers also specialize in drugged driving defense.
He has received specialized education in recent law enforcement curriculums including drug recognition evaluators and advanced roadside impairment evaluations. His law firm has successfully defended those in possession of marijuana, growers, caregivers and patients all over the state of Michigan.
Barton Morris is especially skilled and successful in challenging unlawful searches and seizures, drug dog searches, confidential informants, forensic science drug testing, and the science of testing for THC in human blood and urine. Barton is very familiar with the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Department where the majority of blood evidence is tested for the presence and amount of THC.
He knows and studies their specific policies and procedures, knows their measurement uncertainty calculations and even owns the same software they use to analyze samples using a Gas Chromatograph and Mass Spectrometer. He has been trained in macro and microscopic cannabis sativa analysis and FTIR. The law firm also utilizes the best experts in the field to challenge evidence and prosecution strategies including expert physicians and use experts.
He has personally conducted many section 4 and 8 hearings and knows what the judges are looking for. Additionally, Barton Morris has peformed several successful appeals of trial judges regarding Michigan marijuana law with compelling and unique arguments that have helped shape Michigan marijuana law. Barton was selected a Top Attorney in Metro Detroit in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was selected a Super Lawyer in 2015.
If you are looking for an attorney that will fight for your defense then look no further. Attorney Barton W. Morris, Jr. is a premier criminal defense attorney and trial lawyer in the state of Michigan. Barton has served clients all over the state for more than 15 years, building a diverse case portfolio and win percentage. Make the right choice today and contact Barton for representation.
Map & Directions
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving||25.00%|
|Michigan||Member in Good Standing||1998|
|Trial Lawyer's College||Trial Advocacy||2011|
|Michigan State University College of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||1998|
|Western Michigan University||Finance||B.B.A.||1994|
|Lifetime Member||National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||2015 – present|
|Member||Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan||present|
|Charter Member||DUI Defense Lawyers Association||present|
|Member||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||present|
|General Member||National College for DUI Defense||present|
Awards and Recognitions
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Top Attorney||Detroit Business Magazine||2014|
|Forensic Attorney-Scientist||American Chemical Society||2014|
|Earned Designation -
|American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division
|Top Attorney||Detroit Business Magazine||2013|
|Top Attorney||Detroit Business Magazine||2012|
|Opening a Marijuana Business in Michigan||Cannabis Legal Group||2016|
|Chemical Blood Analysis for Drugs||Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys||2016|
|Storytelling a DUI Case at Trial||DUI Defense Lawyer's Association - Winter Conference||2015|
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