James C. Morton is a decorated and experienced Tulsa family law trial attorney at the elite Oklahoma law firm of Fry & Elder.
Morton further bolsters Fry & Elder’s reputation as a dynamic and cutting edge Tulsa family law firm with over 30 years of domestic relations litigation experience.
He is a part of a team of Fry & Elder family law attorneys which also include Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated attorneys Robert G “Hap” Fry Jr. and James R. Elder.
As a civil litigator, mediator and arbitrator, much of Morton’s family law practice focuses on high-conflict, high-resolution divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, protective orders, adoptions, guardianships and juvenile deprived matters.
“I’ve done thousands of trials over the years, but the only way to really get comfortable in the courtroom is by being behind your desk and doing your homework,” James C. Morton said. “Each of my client’s cases feature its own unique set of circumstances and challenges. I make it a point to really listen to my clients and work with them to develop a strategy to present the best possible outcome.”
Before arriving at Fry & Elder, Morton spent 30 years working as a private practice attorney. The opportunity to join Fry & Elder was an ideal match for the accomplished Tulsa family law trial law attorney.
“I’ve only moved three times in my career,” James C. Morton said. “I have no intention of picking up my desk and moving my computer again. Fry & Elder has developed a tremendous reputation in all facets of family law over the years. This is a firm where my skills and experience can be best put to use.”
A Tulsa native, Morton attended Oklahoma State University and received his B.S. in Political Science before attending the University of Tulsa College of Law and earning his J.D. He married his high school sweetheart from Nathan Hale High School.
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J.D. University of Tulsa, 1990