Dareld Ray Morris III was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2008. Mr. Morris was born and raised in Smithville, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas in 2004 and his Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While pursuing his undergraduate degree Mr. Morris received an athletic scholarship and lettered in Men’s Golf.
Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Morris worked for the Internal Revenue Service and worked as a solo practitioner where he successfully represented clients with a variety of legal issues. Currently, he owns and operates several businesses ranging from early-stage companies to franchises. As an entrepreneur himself, Mr. Morris believed that by starting his own law practice he would be able to effectively assist other business owners with their legal and tax needs. By founding Morris & McClimon, Mr. Morris has been able to fully realize his passion for helping entrepreneurs at all levels of litigation and protection. Mr. Morris currently serves as a Trustee on the School Board for Smithville I.S.D.
Caroline A. McClimon was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2009. Ms. McClimon received her B.A. degree in Political Science from Southern Methodist University in 2005. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Ms. McClimon received an athletic-scholarship and lettered in Women’s Crew. Ms. McClimon received her J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While in law school, Ms. McClimon served as assistant editor of Oklahoma Law Review, received an American Jurisprudence (Am. Jur.) Award for Agricultural Environmental Law and served as President of the Christian Legal Society and Secretary of the Oklahoma International Law Society. Ms. McClimon has previously worked for United States Senator John Cornyn and on several grassroots campaigns.
Prior to founding Morris & McClimon, Ms. McClimon worked at a firm in Dallas where she obtained invaluable experience representing several thousand plaintiffs in litigation involving mass tort, breach of contract and antitrust claims. Ms. McClimon also represented HOAs and land owners in several administrative hearings before the Texas Railroad Commission and helped in negotiating and drafting mineral leases that were favorable to land owners.
Ms. McClimon primary focus is family law (including divorces, child custody cases, modification of custody orders, and grandparent's rights), estate planning, civil litigation, and probate. Ms. McClimon is the current President of the Bastrop County Bar Association (2015-2016). Ms. McClimon is also on the Planning & Zoning Committee in Smithville, Texas and she serves as a Director of the Smithville Chamber of Commerce. Ms. McClimon resides in Smithville with her husband and two children and remains very active in community projects throughout Bastrop County.
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