Animal Law - Equine Law - Animal Welfare
Ms. Patricia Morris, an attorney and animal enthusiast, is the the managing member of the Law Offices. She is licensed to practice law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, in the state and federal courts. Attorney Morris' principal practice areas include animal law and equine law in business law, contract drafting and civil litigation. Formerly corporate counsel for a large corporation, Attorney Morris handled multi-million dollar purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements, tax appeals, real estate transactions, and environmental matters. However, as result of her passion for animals, Attorney Morris launched her own law practice in 2007, to include animal law and equine law. Now she provides timely, competent and cost-effective legal services to businesses, animal owners and animal lovers. Cases are taken on an hourly, project, or contingency basis, depending upon the client's needs.
Attorney Morris is a long time resident of New Hampshire. She graduated from U.N.H. Durham with her Bachelor of the Arts in Economics and earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of New Hampshrie School of Law. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for NH DART (Disaster Animal Response Team). In May 2008, Governor Lynch appointed her to the Governor's Commission for the Humane Treatment of Animals; she became the Chair of the Commission in 2009. She is also a professor of law at UNH Law, teaching Animal Law, an upper level law course.
She is a member of numerous animal and legal organizations, and understands the complex issues that arise in animal law. She has practiced animal law and equine law exclusively for the past 6 years. She attends the National Equine Law Conference, held in Lexington Kentucky, annually and has weritten several articles on equine and animal law (American Bar Association and Best Friends). She spends her free time enjoying her family of four horses, dogs and cats at her farm in Center Barnstead, New Hampshire.
Please contact her for a free consultation on your situation. Whether a legal issue already exists, or you are looking to prevent future issues, we will explain to you the applicable laws and avenues available to you.
To contact Attorney Morris via email, click here. You may also contact her
via telephone: 603-344-8878.
Memberships and Affiliations:
American Bar Association
General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division
Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Animal Law Subcommittee
Products Liability and Consumer Protection Law Subcommittee
N.H. Bar Association
Other Memberships and Sponsorships:
Governor's Commission on the Humane Treatment of Animals
N.H. Quarter Horse Association
American Horse Council
Kentucky Horse Park
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Merrimack Concord SPCA
United States Equestrian Foundation
Defenders of Wildlife