As a member of the Trust and Estates Litigation department at Freeman Freeman and Smiley, Joi Morris prosecutes and defends a wide-range of probate and trust disputes, including both will and trust contests, claims against the estate or trust, claims against fiduciaries, capacity issues, and civil or other lawsuits filed against or brought on behalf of the decedent.
During her career she has represented businesses of all sizes, charitable organizations, individuals, and trusts in complex litigation in both state and federal courts.
Ms. Morris’ career has been consistently marked by a commitment to pro bono work and service to nonprofit organizations. She serves as Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary of HeritX, a nonprofit organization focused on research to prevent inherited cancer, which she co-founded in 2015. I am a frequent speaker on topics related to nonprofit governance, inherited cancers, and research advocacy.