Attorney Randi Morrison recently joins local law firm
Attorney Randi (Rayburn) Morrison, a 2007 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, recently joined The Beard Law Firm.
She is based in the firm’s Anna office at 402 E. Vienna St.
Managing attorney Larry Beard said he has been impressed with Morrison’s “strong legal skills and can-do attitude” since she joined the firm in August.
Her general practice covers all areas of law, but most of her cases focus on personal injury, workman’s compensation and family law.
“My real passion is child welfare and adoption, which obviously leads to some child custody cases,” Morrison said.
“My focus is on the children. We want to build the families up, not break them down.”
A native of Tennessee, Morrison earned a bachelor’s degree in communications in 2003 from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.
She worked one year as an admissions counselor for Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau before enrolling in law school.
She and her husband, Brent, live in Cobden with their two children, Elliot and Valerie.
Brent works as an educational center program director for Shawnee Community College in Ullin.He is a native of Bloomfield, Mo.
Morrison divides her energies between her family and The Beard Law Firm.
She and her husband manage the unique challenges raising 3-year-old Elliot, who has trisomy 21 and receives individualized education services.
Morrison said she believes her family is a blessing and makes her children’s needs a priority.
In addition to the Anna office, Morrison meets with clients from the firm’s other offices in Carbondale, Marion and Herrin.