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Justice MorrisJustice Brian Morris

Justice Morris was born September 5, 1963, in Butte, Montana. He received a B.A. in 1986 and M.A. in 1987 from Stanford University. Justice Morris graduated with distinction from Stanford Law School in 1992. He served as law clerk for the Honorable William H. Rehnquist at the United States Supreme Court and for the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He worked in private practice in Bozeman from 1995 through 1999. Justice Morris also served as a legal assistant at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal and as a legal officer at the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva, Switzerland, before becoming the Solicitor for the Montana Department of Justice in 2001. He served as Solicitor until being elected to the Montana Supreme Court in November 2004. Justice Morris and his wife, Cherche, have three sons and one daughter.