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Morris Hall names new law firm partners

Staff ~ 4/22/2015

PHOENIX – Estate planning law firm law firm Morris Hall, PLLC has announced the promotion of James P. Plitz and B. West Hunsaker to partner.

Senior Partner Dan R. Morris commented, “We are privileged to have Jim and West as partners of Morris Hall. Their experience and commitment in the practice of estate planning will continue to bring value to the clients they serve.” 

Jim Plitz graduated magna cum laude and at the top of his class with his Juris Doctorate from the Phoenix School of Law, and attained the 2nd highest score on the February 2011 Arizona bar exam. He then passed the July 2011 bar exam in New Mexico. During school, he also enjoyed great success and honors as part of the Phoenix Law Review – both as an editor and a contributing writer. Plitz stated, “I am excited to be recognized by Morris Hall for all the good that I have provided to our clients, and I look forward to being an integral part of the firm’s continued success – in particular, being able to provide our clients with a premier estate plan.”

Prior to joining Morris Hall, PLLC, West Hunsaker was an executive with JPMorgan Chase.  He obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the Phoenix School of Law prior to being admitted to the Arizona Bar Association.  For the last several years, Hunsaker has served on the National Planned Giving Advisory Council for Make-A-Wish America.  He also serves as Co-Chairman for Planned Giving Advisory Committees for both the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and Make-A-Wish Arizona.  In 2013 he was recognized nationally by Trust & Estates magazines as one of their six Practitioners With Heart. In October 2015, he will begin his term as President of the Carefree Kiwanis Club, one of the largest Kiwanis Clubs in the world. Hunsaker stated, “It is a great honor to become a partner of a firm, such as Morris Hall, that has a history of service to its clients, their families and the communities that Morris Hall serves throughout the Southwest.”

Morris Hall devotes its practice to estate planning matters and has helped thousands of families meet their long-term estate and financial goals. The firm is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, an organization serving the needs of legal professionals concentrating on estate planning.

To learn more about the services that Morris Hall provides, call (602) 249-1328 or visit their Web site at www.morristrust.com.