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 represents clients in personal injury claims, personal injury litigation, and arbitration. 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 settlement for a 70-year-old client who sustained a surgical femur fracture in a fall accident caused by negligent property maintenance; a $300,000 settlement for a family injured by an uninsured negligent driver who hit the family’s vehicle; and a $300,000 result for an elderly pedestrian injured in a crosswalk by a negligent driver.
In 2021, the national lawsuit results ranking site Top Verdict recognized George for exceptional outcomes obtained in 2020 in three of the firm’s clients’ cases which all ranked in the:
- Top 100 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in California
George received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University. He obtained his law degree from The University of California, Hastings College of the Law. 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 and the attorneys at The Hassell Law Group support the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, and WalkSF, important safety advocacy organizations for bicyclists and pedestrians. George zealously represents 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
- California Young Lawyers Association
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 been honored for his pro bono work on behalf of Homeless Legal Services. He has also 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.