South Georgia ADR

William J.Morton, M.D., J.D.



College: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1958;  Medical:  University of Miami Medical School, Miami, Florida, 1962; Internship:  USAF Hospital, Scott, Illinois, 1963; Residency:  General Surgery and Urology, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, 1970; Private Practice Urology, Atlanta, Georgia, 1970-1999; Legal: Woodrow Wilson College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985; Admitted, 1986

Medical Practice: 

USAF Hospital Scott, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois 1962-1963
Grady Memorial Hospital, 1966-1970
Private practice in Adult and Pediatric Urology, 1970-1999

Private Practice of Law: 

1985-to date

Primary Practice Area: 

Civil Litigation; Medical Malpractice; Healthcare Law involving credentialing, quality and utilization review issues, wrongful death.

Court Admissions: 

Admitted to practice in all Georgia Courts, including Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court; U.S. District Court for the Northern Middle Districts of Georgia; U. S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; Magistrate Court Judge for Fulton County.

Alternative Dispute Resolution: 

Dr. Morton is certified as a mediator by the Georgia Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution.  He has participated in numerous mediations in his role representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice, as well as representing physicians regarding hospital credentialing and quality issues.

Professional Memberships
and Associations:


State Bar of Georgia; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Health Lawyers Association; Urology Lawyers Council; American Arbitration Association; American Association of Clinical Urologists; American College of Legal Medicine; American Medical Association; Fellow, American College of Surgeons

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