- Land Use & Zoning
- Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy
- Creditors' Rights
- Out-of-Court Workouts & Commercial Litigation
- Banking/Financial Services
- Government Procurement & Contracts
|University ||Florida College, A.A., Prelaw, 1968; University of Louisville, B.A., Political Science, 1971; Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honorary, Dean's List|
|Law School||University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 1978 Dean's List|
|Admitted||1978, Kentucky; 1980, Indiana|
American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association
Indiana Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
Kentucky Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
|Born||New Albany, Indiana, October 5, 1948|
Allen Morris is partner in charge of the firm's Jeffersonville office. As a bankruptcy and creditors' right attorney, he has recovered assets and counseled on real estate foreclosure, replevin and collection. He has experience in state and federal courts. Mr. Morris is listed in the 2012 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights.
His other practice focus is the public sector. This includes zoning law and practicing before local planning commissions and land-use boards of appeal.
•Participated in and directed multi-million dollar collection and foreclosure actions in both Indiana and Kentucky
•Represented banks in several large, commercial foreclosure actions and bankruptcies
•Represents Town of Borden and Borden Tri-County Regional Water District
•Saved the Borden Tri-County Regional Water District approximately $250,000 in bond payments
Recent Articles and Speaking Engagements
•Bankruptcy and Domestic Relations,Speaker, Louisville Bar Association
•New Foreclosure Laws,Speaker, First Harrison Bank
Before Stites & Harbison
Mr. Morris served as the City Attorney for the City of Jeffersonville and attorney for the Jeffersonville Flood Control District and the Jeffersonville City Council. Before that, he was engaged in a large collection practice. He was commissioned in the United States Navy in 1972 and served as a Supply Corps Officer on the USS Independence CV 62 until May 1975.
More Than Stites & Harbison
Allen serves as an Elder of the Clarksville Church of Christ, where he also is a member of the Board of Directors. He served as a board member of the Dollars for Scholars and also served a four-year term as an elected member of the West Clark Community School Board. He is President of the Borden Lions Club and has previously served on the Clark County Youth Board.
Besides Stites & Harbison
He enjoys University of Louisville basketball, travel, and hunting and target shooting.
Indiana Super Lawyers (2011-2012)
Clarksville Church of Christ, Elder and Board of Directors
Borden Lions Club, President
Indiana Super Lawyers honors four Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2012
Indiana Super Lawyers honors Robert Lanum, Allen Morris and Bruce Paul
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