George M. Morris
George joined The Hassell Law Group in 2016. He comes from an entire family of doctors and has extensive medical knowledge which he uses regularly in our practice.
George has over 7 years of experience working in personal injury law. He represents clients in personal injury claims, litigation, arbitration, and trial. He has an undefeated record in arbitration handled on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Some of George’s recent case results include a $750,000 for a 70-year-old client who sustained a surgical femur fracture in a fall accident; $400,000 for an elderly woman who was in a car accident and required shoulder surgery, $300,000 for a family injured by a negligent driver who hit the family’s vehicle; and a $300,000 result for an elderly pedestrian who sustained a knee injury when a negligent driver struck her in a crosswalk.
In the past 2 years several of George’s case results were ranked among the highest in California by the national lawsuit results ranking site Top Verdict:
- Top 50 Truck Accident Settlements (2021)
- Top 100 Motor Vehicle Accidents Settlements (2021)
- Top 100 Motor Vehicle Accidents Settlements (2020)
George is a National Merit Scholar. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University. He obtained his law degree from The University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2016. He was admitted to practice law in California in 2017.
Prior to joining the firm, George clerked for the California Court of Appeal, First District. He also worked at top San Francisco plaintiff’s firm Kornblum, Cochran, Erickson, and Harbison, LLP on personal injury cases, public entity claims, insurance bad faith, and medical malpractice cases.
George is a member of San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, and WalkSF. Both organizations advocate for safer streets for bicyclists and pedestrians. George has zealously represented many pedestrians and bicyclists injured in accidents.
George is a member of:
- The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
- The American Bar Association
- Bar Association of San Francisco
George is a loyal public servant. In 2014, he received an Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award from The Justice and Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco. He has also been honored for his pro bono work on behalf of Homeless Legal Services, and has volunteered at the Family Violence Law Center in Alameda County.
In his spare time, George loves to bicycle ride, cook, and run along the Bay.