Stephen B. Morris graduated from Clark County R-1 High School in 1972. He graduated from Southeastern Community College before completing his Bachelor of Arts Degree through the Board of Governor’s program at Western Illinois University.
He received a scholarship and attended Southern Illinois University School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude in 1984. While attending law school, he worked as an intern for Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance. He took the Illinois Bar examination in February, 1984 and was admitted to practice in Illinois in May, 1984 and the federal Central District of Illinois in May of 1985. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He was awarded the Joseph R. Bartylak Pro Bono Award in 2011 for his ongoing work with Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance for whom he continues to work as a member of their private bar program.
He and his wife, Holly, reside in Hamilton and are active members of the Hamilton United Methodist Church. They have four children and six grandchildren. They enjoy golfing, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
He started his own practice in 1984, and has maintained an office at 1040 Broadway, Hamilton, Illinois since 1993. He has a general practice involving dissolution of marriage, custody, probate, criminal defense, personal injury, estate planning, real estate and contracts, as well as many miscellaneous matters that come to a general practice firm.
Stephen and his support staff of Holly Morris, Dena Boyer and Kimberly Lowman have decades of legal experience and enjoy working with people to address their legal needs.