Mark W. Morris, Esq.
Mark W. Morris is an associate attorney with the Clark Law Firm, P.C. and works predominantly from the firm’s Belmar Office. Mark has experience in personal injury, products liability, premises liability, criminal, and municipal court matters. Mark is admitted in all New Jersey Courts and the United States District Court, District of New Jersey.
Prior to joining the Clark Law Firm, Mark worked for the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office, the largest law firm in Monmouth County. During his time with the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office, Mark handled Appellate cases, opposed change of custody motions, motions to suppress evidence seized with and without a warrant, motions to dismiss indictments, motions to reconsider sentence, applications for post-conviction relief, motions for consolidation, and motions to dismiss a complaint as de minimis. Mark also gained courtroom experience advocating for the State in Superior Court against defendants appealing their municipal court convictions and against defendants seeking post-conviction relief for felony offenses.
Throughout law school, Mark balanced being a full time student with learning the ins-and-outs of personal injury litigation as a law clerk with the Clark Law Firm. Also as a law student, Mark was a participant in the Youth and Criminal Justice Clinic, a group that advocated for indigent clients facing downgraded criminal charges in Essex County’s Special Remand Court. It was through his time with the Clark Law Firm and the Youth and Criminal Justice Clinic that Mark learned the rewards, responsibilities and importance of advocating for individuals facing difficult situations.
Mark is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law – Newark where he distinguished himself as a Senior Editor of the Rutgers Race and the Law Review. Mark also earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, where he earned Honors studying English and Political Science. Mark is a graduate of Wall Township High School and a lifelong resident of Monmouth County.
Mark has been named to the 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List for the State of New Jersey.
- New Jersey, 2015
- United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2015
- Rutgers School of Law – Newark, J.D., Class of 2014
- University of Delaware, B.A., Class of 2011
- Wall Township High School, Class of 2007