About Our Firm

William B. Morrin, Esquire

 

William Morrin is an attorney engaged in private civil practice in Philadelphia, PA.  His offices are currently at 1806 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA.  He has been in private practice since 2006.  He was formerly an associate with Edward A. Taraskus, P.C. from 1986 to 2006, where he concentrated in representing restaurants, taverns, nightclubs, private clubs, hotels, and other licensees of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, as well as a wide array of other businesses.  He is currently engaged in general civil practice with a concentration in Liquor Law, Liquor Licensing, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Contracts, Real Estate (commercial and residential), Civil Litigation (plaintiff and defense), and general business representation.

 

He is a graduate of Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, PA (J.D., 1986).  He received a B.A. in 1983, maxima cum laude, from LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA, where he was a member of Alpha Phi Sigma (Alpha Iota Chapter), Alpha Epsilon, Criminal Justice Honor Society, St. Thomas More Law Society, and the Faculty/Student Judicial Board.  He has been admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar since 1986.  He has been admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania since 1986.  

 

He has sat as an Arbitrator, as a Master, and as a Judge Pro Tem for the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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He is the co-founder (with his brother Joseph J. Morrin) of Legal-Ease Enterprises, Inc., a small, family-owned business that has provided service of process (writ service), court filing, investigative services, and electronic filing to attorneys and other legal professionals in Pennsylvania since 1987.  He is also the co-founder (with his partner John Stanton) of Bar Doctors, Inc., a consulting and brokerage business for the restaurant, tavern, and nightclub industry.

 

Over a career spanning over 32 years, Mr. Morrin has represented individuals and businesses in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, Berks, and Lehigh counties in matters before the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, the Office of Administrative Law Judge, the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, and various local Zoning Boards, Sheriff’s Offices, Courts of Common Pleas, Municipal Courts and District Justice Courts.  He has also represented clients in liquor, zoning, and other matters before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Superior Court. 

 

Mr. Morrin has testified as an expert witness on Pennsylvania liquor law issues and liquor license and business valuation in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, the Philadelphia Family Court, the Philadelphia Orphan's Court, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth Y. Morrin

 

Elizabeth Morrin is a paralegal and Notary Public, with over a decade of experience in civil litigation and PLCB-related matters.  Apart from her practical experience in a wide array of civil legal matters, she has developed a personal relationship with various representatives of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, which enables her to expedite the approval of PLCB applications and forms.  She is widely experienced in the processing of PLCB transfer applications, changes in business structure, renewal, and validation applications, obtaining tax clearance, business entity formation, to name a few.  She has become well versed in obtaining the new Off-Premises Catering Permits.  She is an invaluable resource and Mr. Morrin's "right arm." 

 

In addition to being business partners since 2006, Bill and Liz Morrin make no secret of the fact that they have been married for over 32 years and are the parents of two beautiful daughters.