Austin, Texas based criminal defense lawyer, E. G. "Gerry" Morris, has since 1977 represented individuals accused of state and federal crimes, both in trial and on appeal. He is Board Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been elected by other criminal defense attorneys to leadership positions in both state and national organizations. He served as president of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association during the 1997-98 term and is also Past President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
The legal community as a whole has, through peer rating, given him recognition as being among the top lawyers in the state.
Perhaps the best-known trial in which Mr. Morris was involved was the "Branch Davidian Trial." In that case Mr. Morris won an acquittal on all charges for his client.