Tiffany N. Morris

Biography

Tiffany N. Morris is a member of the firm’s Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group. She has over 12 years of legal experience in a variety of positions, advancing from receptionist/file clerk to legal secretary to legal specialist. Her experience includes:

  • Energy, Environment & Natural Resources; Mining
     
    • Real estate and business transactions related to the development of mineral properties including title review and the preparation of mineral title reports, purchase and royalty agreements, land use, rights-of-way, zoning, municipal and tribal negotiations, and environmental permitting and compliance
    • Work closely with clients to prepare and file annual claim maintenance affidavits for unpatented mining claims with the Bureau of Land Management
  • Real Estate
     
    • Purchase and sale transactions
    • Title analysis
    • Survey coordination and review
    • Lease abstracting and analysis
    • Property investigation including zoning, development plans, water rights and subdivision
    • Coordination of document flow and title closings
    • Lien analysis and loan review
    • Analysis and preparation of Uniform Commercial Code filings
  • Litigation - Family Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury, General Civil
     
    • Case management and file organization
    • Maintain and organize produced documents
    • Draft discovery, correspondence and pleadings
    • Assist with filing and e-filing pleadings in with the appropriate court
    • Maintain electronic databases containing deposition transcripts and documents
    • Initial review of documents for production and privilege
    • Prepare and maintain privilege logs;
    • Assist with deposition, mediation, arbitration and hearing preparation
    • Assist attorneys in trials, hearings, mediations and arbitrations including preparing and finalizing exhibit lists
    • Maintain, organize and mark exhibits
    • Prepare trial subpoenas and conduct witness interviews
    • Prepare trial notebooks
  • Corporations; Tax Exempt Organizations
     
    • Prepare documents to form, amend, qualify and dissolve business and tax-exempt organizations
    • General corporate and commercial transactions
    • Prepare and file/record Uniform Commercial Code financing statements; prepare and file trade name applications and assignments
    • Maintain records and minute books including preparing and filing annual reports
    • Docket management including scheduling of annual meetings and filings, filing with the Arizona Corporation Commission, Arizona Secretary of State, Arizona Department of Revenue and Pima County Assessor
    • Client management including communication with clients for scheduling of meetings and obtaining client's assistance in document preparation

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Brown Mackie College (B.S., magna cum laude, 2008)
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society, (Gold Key Holder)
    • Lambda Alpha Epsilon, American Criminal Justice Association (Member)
  • Chaparral College (A.S., 2006)
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society (Silver Key Holder)
    • Lambda Alpha Epsilon, American Criminal Justice Association (Member)

Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Exploration & Mining Association (Member, 2019 - present)
  • Arizona Mining and Industry Get Our Support (Member, 2018 - present)
  • Mining Foundation of the Southwest (Member, 2019 - present)
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (Member, 2018 - present)
  • Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Tucson Chapter (Member, 2018 - present)
  • Pima Community College Business & Industry Advisory Committee (Member, 2018 - present)
  • Society for Human Resource Management - Greater Tucson (Member, 2019 - present)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (Member, 2019 ‐ present)