Cecilia H. Morgan, Esq.

T: 214-744-5267
F: 214-720-6010


Available nationwide
Personal Injury/Torts

Ms. Morgan has mediated hundreds of personal injury claims of all types. Her extensive experience enables Ms. Morgan to quickly recognize the major issues in the case and guide the parties to resolution. Ms. Morgan believes the opportunity to actively participate in the dispute resolution process yields both economic as well as emotional satisfaction for the parties.

Representative Matters

  • Asbestos/Silicosis: Mediation of ten Dallas State Court dockets '
  • Asbestos: Arbitration of property claims in property claims in Celotex bankruptcy and from the Asbestos Settlement Trusts 
  • Automobile/Wrongful Death 
    • Auto accident on highway under construction 
    • Auto v. gravel truck resulting in death 
    • Brake design defect 
    • Crane accident resulting in death involving multiple parties 
    • Fall from apartment complex window by child causing death 
    • Wrongful death action for motorcycle passenger struck by 18-wheeler 
  • General: Claim by minors pleading sexual assaults at criminal correction facility 
  • Medical Malpractice
    • Alleged failure by hospital to perform due diligence when hospital was being acquired by large HMO resulting in death of husband and father 
    • Claim against hospital and nursing staff for failure to remove one of seventy surgical sponges causing infection to surgical site in Medicare patient 
    • Neonatal nurses allegedly responsible for failing to provide sufficient oxygen during delivery resulting in mental retardation of child 
    • Suicidal patient's widow claimed HMO failed to provide specialist care for her husband resulting in his death 
  • Premises Liability 
    • Elevator accident of guest to commercial building involving building owner, elevator company, tenant, and guest 
    • Injury to child at water park 
    • Slip and fall at apartment complex during ice storm 
    • Slip and fall in national grocery store brought by deli employee with operative back 
    • Slip and fall of guest at apartment complex during construction 
  • Product Liability
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Credentialed Distinguished Mediator, Texas Mediator Credentialing Assoc. (2004-2015); Texas Mediator Credentialing Assoc. Board (2010-2012)
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (1992 - present); Life Patron Fellow, Dallas Bar Assoc. Foundation (member, 1991-present)
  • Fellow (2012-present), 5th Circuit Credentials Committee member (2016), College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Assoc., State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Assoc., and Plano Bar Assoc.
  • Member (1991-present), Immediate Past Chair (2008-2009), Chair (2007-2008), Chair Elect (2006-2007), Treasurer (2004-2006) and Council Member (2003-2009), State Bar of Texas ADR Section
  • State Bar of Texas ADR Section Representative to Texas Mediator Credentialing Assoc. (2009-2012)
  • Council Member (2005-2012), Vice Chair (2010), Chairman (2011), Immediate Past Chair (2012), Dallas Bar Assoc. Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Section (2014-2016)
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association Energy Law Section (2014-2016)
  • Adjunct Professor, Texas Tech University School of Law (Spring, 2013; Spring, 2014; Spring 2015; Spring 2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rated since 1988

Background and Education

  • A former commercial litigator, Ms. Morgan has tried and argued cases from the trial courts to the Texas Supreme Court, the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Negotiation, mediation, and advanced mediation courses, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law, 1991-2010
  • Mediation and negotiation courses, Harvard Law School, 1992
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Introduction to International Arbitration, 2012
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • National Order of Barristers
  • B.A., (Mass Communications), Abilene Christian University 
  • Extensive travel with two trips around the world including one in 2013 covering ten countries in 73 days; has traveled five continents and is culturally sensitive to many different customs and religions


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