Motorcycle, Auto & Truck Accidents
Public Entity Liability
Burns and Electrocution
Orthopedic Injuries & Amputations
- University of San Francisco School of Law
- Bucknell University
- Albany Law School of Union University in New York
- Supreme Court of California
- California Courts of Appeal
- Superior Courts of California
- United States District Court for the Central District of California
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
J. Kevin Morrison
Kevin Morrison is a partner and trial attorney at Altair Law® in San Francisco. He is recognized by his peers as one of the top personal injury and wrongful death trial attorneys in California.He has nearly 30 years’ experience in handling cases involving car accidents (including “rideshare” accidents), big rig and truck crashes, bicycle accidents, pedestrian injuries, construction site incidents, workplace violence, mass shootings, and defective products. Recognized by his peers as one of the top trial lawyers in the state, Kevin is a hard-working attorney who commits to his clients and confronts his opposition with great confidence.
Kevin has tried cases throughout California, from San Francisco to Los Angeles. For Kevin, trial preparation includes leading his clients through the legal process that has resulted in a winning track record. He is highly skilled at working with a variety of technical and medical experts and he often uses focus groups to explore the most salient aspects of his complex cases. Kevin has mentored other attorneys on the use of successful trial techniques. His noteworthy trial work also includes several favorable appellate decisions.
Kevin’s peers and adversaries have recognized him as a leader in the field of personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He and his team have the reputation within the industry for being thorough and tough, which typically leads to more favorable settlements on behalf of his clients. And although Kevin does not hesitate to take a case to trial, the vast majority of his cases resolve before trial. He has successfully represented clients in hundreds of mediations.
In addition to being inducted into the prestigious trial organization American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a highly selective national organization limited to attorneys with significant civil jury trial experience, Kevin is also Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated, and is a recognized Super Lawyer. These distinguished honors are a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence, civility, and ethics.
Kevin is an active member of the San Francisco chapter of ABOTA where he is an officer, a national board representative and a member of its Executive Committee. He will serve as President in 2024. He is also a member of the American Association of Justice, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, where he served on the Board of Directors for five years.
Kevin received his undergraduate degree in economics from Bucknell University in 1988. He graduated from Albany Law School of Union University in New York in 1992. During law school, he spent his third year as a visiting student at the University of San Francisco School of Law. While studying there, he decided to make the Bay Area his home. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Margot and his three children, Cora, Elsa and Luca. He is actively involved in volunteering and serving in leadership positions in his community. In his free time, he enjoys swimming and road cycling.
- Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers 2022
- Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
- National Law Journal’s Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyers Trailblazers, 2019
- Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale-Hubbell 2000-2022
- Super Lawyers, Northern California, 2010-2022
- American Board of Trial Advocates, SF Chapter, elected to membership in 2013-2022
- Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers, 2022
- American Board of Trial Advocates, SF Chapter, National Board Representative and member of Executive Committee
- American Association of Justice, member
- Consumer Attorneys of California, member, former Board of Governors
- San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, member, former Board of Directors
- St. Thomas More Society, member
- American Society of Trial Consultants, member
- National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys, member