Morris James encourages and supports the participation of our lawyers and staff in all manner of professional, charitable, and community activities that seek to improve lives and address the needs of the underserved.
Below is a small sample of the organizations that Morris James serves.
Delaware State University
To commemorate our 90th year in business milestone, Morris James has partnered with the Delaware State University's (DSU) Law Studies, Bachelor of Arts program, by gifting $10,000 to underwrite Law School Admission Test (LSAT) fees and prep course tuition. Along with this monetary gift, Morris James will offer mentorship and social engagement opportunities to DSU Law Studies students throughout their collegiate career. Read more.
American Heart Association
Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware, Inc.
Several Morris James partners volunteer in leadership roles for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware. The organization is dedicated to providing good futures for Delaware youth through life-enhancing programs and character developing experiences. Read more.
Delaware Business Roundtable
The Delaware Business Roundtable, in 2020, elected a Morris James Partner to serve a five-year term on its executive committee. Delaware Business Roundtable's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Delaware by promoting commerce, job creation and select public policy issues. In recent years, the Roundtable has been a leading supporter of public education transformation and entrepreneurs in Delaware. Read more.
Delaware Wild Lands
Morris James is a longstanding sponsor of the Delaware Wild Lands, an organization that protects and restores Delaware’s important natural areas through the purchase and management of strategic parcels of land.
Food Bank of Delaware
In the midst of the pandemic in 2020, Morris James and its employees raised $10,000 to support the Food Bank of Delaware working to alleviate hunger and provide relief to Delawareans facing food shortages. Read more.
Corporate Counsel Women of Color
Morris James continued in 2021 its sponsorship of Corporate Counsel Women of Color, a not-for-profit organization of women attorneys of color who serve as general counsel, assistant general counsel, corporate counsel, in-house legal counsel, and in other capacities for Fortune 1000 companies, Forbes 2000 companies, not-for-profit corporations, and other entities in the United States of America and abroad. Read more.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Morris James regularly supports NAMI, a nonprofit group that raises money and awareness for the treatment of people with mental illness, including to fund over 250 in 60 group homes around the state. Read more.
Morris James regularly sponsors SL24: Unlocked the Light Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to unlocking the student's light by providing resources for those struggling with depression, self-injury and suicide. A Morris James Partner currently serves on the Board of Directors. Read more.
Morris James lawyers and professionals have served for many years in leadership positions at Sojourners' Place, an organization that assists homeless people on their journey to self-sufficiency through a case-managed residential program. A Morris James Partner currently chairs the board. Read more.