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Robert was born and raised in Eagle, Idaho and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, in 2001 from Arizona State University. He subsequently earned his law degree from the University Of Idaho School of Law. After law school, Robert worked for the lobbying and insurance law firm of Low and Childers. During his tenure at Low and Childers, Robert worked on several large insurance litigation matters including negligent claims handling in an Owner Controlled Insurance Plan, coverage disputes, and captive formation issues.
Robert also worked for the Washington D.C. based administrative law firm of Emord and Associates. While at Emord and Associates, Robert defended clients in front of the Federal Trade Commission, the Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration. He also lobbied for the passage of the Health Freedom Protection Act.
Robert started Morley Law, PLC in October of 2007 and focused on personal injury, general business disputes and workers’ compensation.
He has 22 years of insurance industry experience in the field of insurance, where he has held the positions of claims adjustor, claims supervisor, risk manager, and vice-president of risk management. In these positions, Robert worked for Infinet Holdings, Inc. (“Infinet”). Infinet was a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that provided workers’ compensation to its client companies via a fronted rent-a-captive program, ultimately reaching annual premiums in excess of $50 million. During his tenure at Infinet, he was primarily responsible for the claims management and loss control.
Robert is co-founder, director and former vice president of the Genera Group (“Genera”).
Genera designed web-based software to automate the highly regulated business process of Health Care Organizations (“HCO’s”) in California. HCO’s were a concept unique to California, created by statute, and was used as a loss control tool. Robert played a prominent role in negotiating a contract and establishing a relationship with the largest HCO in California, Blue Cross Blue Shield. Genera also created other web-based software applications that include client relationship management, workers’ compensation underwrit-ing, claims administration and document man-agement Robert is licensed to practice law in the state of Arizona.
Ben grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He has a B.S. from Brigham Young University and a law degree from the University of Idaho. After law school, he practiced law in Idaho Falls for five years with Nalder Law Office, where his practice was devoted to personal injury insurance law and family law, with an emphasis in high-conflict divorces. He then joined his law school friend Robert Morley in the warm sunshine of Arizona. Since then, Ben has handled family law, personal injury, and worker’s compensation cases in Arizona, from both plaintiff’s and defendant’s sides, as well as practiced worker’s compensation defense in California. Ben is licensed to practice law in Arizona, Idaho and California, but he enjoys spending his non-working time with his wife, Apryl and their four children. Ben spends most of his working time trying to help people be reasonable.
Toon was born in Thailand, but was raised in Southern California. He obtained his bachelor in Studio Arts from the University of California, Irvine, and worked in marketing for several years after graduating. He eventually grew and developed his interest in the law, and ultimately received his J.D. from California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA. After law school and passing the bar, Toon moved to the central valley with his wife and daughter, and began his legal career as an associate in a large statewide workers’ compensation defense firm. After gaining valuable skills and experience, Toon and his family found their way back to Orange County.
Toon has represented employers, carriers, third party administrators, and self-insured employers in all aspects of workers’ compensation defense. He thoroughly enjoys advocating on behalf his clients. He joined Morley Mason in 2018.
In his spare time, Toon enjoys traveling, food, Netflix, and spending time with his wife and daughters.
Richard was born and raised in New Orleans. He obtained his bachelor’s of science in business management from Louisiana State University and worked at a national law firm in the Silicon Valley prior to law school. He obtained his juris doctor from the University of California, Davis. While in law school, he worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California and for the Honorable Richard Clark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges. He also co-authored an article with Professor Edward J. Imwinkelried entitled “Inferring Race by Using Ancestry Informative Markers: (AIMs) as a Forensic Technique in the Courtroom,” which was published in the Criminal Law Bulletin in 2012.
After graduating law school, Richard worked in Chicago for a national law firm, defending Defense Base Act cases. He then worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for a California law firm, handling all phases of workers’ compensation defense. Richard also has experience in civil litigation.
Richard primarily handles Arizona workers’ compensation cases. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona and California.
In his free time, Richard enjoys physical fitness and outdoor activities.
Daniel grew up in northern California and obtained his Bachelors degree in History at UC Berkeley, followed by a Juris Doctor at UC Davis School of Law.
Daniel started in California workers’ compensation while still in law school, working as a law clerk, in-house rater and vocational rehabilitation representative for an Applicants’ firm in Sacramento. Daniel transitioned to California workers’ compensation defense after law school, and has worked in the Bay Area, southern California and now Sacramento. Daniel has handled many large loss cases and has extensive experience with cases involving major injury, alleged total permanent disability, cognitive impairment, and alleged loss of ability to compete in the labor market.
Daniel has focused on the technical aspect of California workers’ compensation, having performed many cross-examinations of DEU raters, vocational experts, QMEs and AMEs. Daniel also has extensive legal writing experience, including drafting Petitions and Answers for Reconsideration and Removal, as well as Responses and Petitions for Writs of Review.
Daniel also has very substantial trial experiences, including trials involving complex matters such as professional athlete claims, claims involving CIGA, multi-party cumulative claims, as well as contribution and reimbursement.
Daniel enjoys the challenge of difficult workers’ compensation issues, and enjoys cutting through the frequent confusion to correctly assess a case.
In addition to practicing law, Daniel has interests in playing tabletop board games and several genres of novels. Daniel is currently the owner/servant of a small parrot and a very loud cockatoo.
Hearing Representative/Lien Specialist
Anita was born and raised in So Cal, and has an Associate of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies. She has been active in the Worker’s Compensation industry now for 25 years. She started out as a worker’s compensation assistant, and soon moved up to become a senior claims examiner. She left the claims examiner side of the industry in 2009, and has since been employed as a Paralegal, and then a Hearing Representative over the last 7 years. She enjoys the challenge required in reducing the financial exposure for our clients.
Anita’s free time is spent trying to master the game of golf with her husband and friends, and she loves spending time with her adult children and grandchildren as much as possible.
Angelica was born in Colorado, but has lived in the Phoenix valley most of her life. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology from Arizona State University, as well as a Juris Doctorate from ASU. During her undergrad she participated in a study abroad program in Australia and Fiji that focused on sustainability and global health. This opportunity gave her the ability to see how laws, ethics and politics operate in other countries. In addition to earning her J.D., Angelica received a Certificate in Health Law, and continues to be involved in the health law community in the valley as a Research Fellow with the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at Arizona State. Angelica has a strong interest in the growing technology in the health field and how it shapes the legal aspect of our lives. She has interned at both the Arizona Department of Education as well as the Arizona Center for Disability Law. Throughout her life Angelica has worked as a swim instructor as well as a Respite care giver for individuals with special needs. When out of the office Angelica can be found hiking the various beautiful trails that Arizona has to offer, or listening to her favorite true crime podcasts. She is licensed to practice in Arizona.
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