Rivers J. Morrell III

Mr. Morrell has been practicing law in the field of personal injury for more than 35 years.  He spent more than a decade on the defense, where he defended the kinds and types of cases that he now pursues on behalf of injured clients.  Mr. Morrell has taken to a jury trial dozens of cases throughout the State of California. He has recovered millions on behalf of his clients.


Law Firm of Rivers J. Morrell III

27201 Puerta Real, Suite 470

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Honors and Achievements:

Mr. Morrell has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates since 1989. He has been selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer since 2007, and received an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell (and a 5 out of 5 rating by his peers).  He was selected in the Top 1% of Attorneys by the National League of Renowned Attorneys, and in the Top 1% by National Association of Distinguished Counsel.  He was selected by the National Trial Lawyers to be one of the Top 100 attorneys. He is also Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, as a Civil Trial Advocate, and as a Board Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate. The American Society of Legal Advocates selected Mr. Morrell as one of the Top 100 Litigators. He is a Lifetime and Charter Member of Rue's Rating of Best Attorneys in America. The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys selected Mr. Morrell in the Top 10 Attorneys in the State of California. He is also a Lifetime Member of the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


Mr. Morrell graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. He then attended Law School in San Francisco.  Mr. Morrell also attended the Sorbonne University in Paris, France.

Bar Admissions:

California State Bar