Carol Morris

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Attorney Carol Morris

Carol Morris
Carol MorrisAttorney


Carol Morris has over 27 years of experience as a city attorney or special legal counsel in over 40 Washington cities.  She has handled land use lawsuits for cities throughout Washington and the members of the Association of Washington Cities Risk Management Services Agency for almost 20 years.  Her litigation experience involves administrative appeals to the Growth Management Hearings Board, the Shoreline Hearings Board, Pollution Control Board, as well as damage litigation before the Washington and federal courts.
Seattle University, Doctorate of Jurisprudence, 1988
City University, Bachelor of Science, 1984
Washington, 1989
U.S. District Courts
Eastern and Western District
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court
Washington Association of Municipal Attorneys
Washington State Bar Association
  • Development Agreements, presentation to Washington State Municipal Attorneys, 2015
  • Marijuana Law in Washington, Oregon State Bar, Tigard, OR, 2014
  • Marijuana Law, King County Bar Association, Seattle, 2013
  • Marijuana Law, Washington State Municipal Attorneys’ Association, Suncadia, 2013
  • Marijuana Law in Washington, Washington State Bar Association, Seattle, 2012
  • Land Use Toolbox, Annual Association of Washington Cities conference in Spokane, 2011
  • Medical Marijuana Local Regulation, AWC-RMSA sponsored workshop, Bellevue, 2011
  • Law Seminars, Seattle, Development Agreements, 2011
  • University of Washington Law School Foundation, Seattle, presentations on concurrency, subdivisions, development agreements, takings, impact fees, permit conditioning, SEPA,
    2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Appellate Judges’ Spring Program, Regulatory Takings and Damages, 2003
  • Author, “Development Agreements,” 2015
  • “Recreational and Medical Marijuana Uses – Local Regulation,” 2013
  • “Moratoria Handbook for Municipalities” 2005
  • “Concurrency and Moratoria” 2006
  • Completion and Maintenance of Subdivision Improvements” 2007
  • “Subdivisions, Imposing Conditions” 2008
  • “Code Enforcement” 2009

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