Maria Morse

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

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“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

About Maria

Associate Attorney

Maria V. Morse, Esq., is an Associate in the Syracuse Office and practices in the areas of Family & Matrimonial Law and Education & School Law.

Maria has several years of experience representing parents and grandparents in Family Court cases in New York State regarding custody, visitation, and child support matters, adoptions, juvenile delinquency, family offense and domestic violence, as well as child abuse and neglect proceedings.

Similarly, Maria also represents parents and educators involved in Office of Children and Family Services investigations, as well as administrative appeals from indicated findings and reports.

Maria handles marital separation agreements, as well as both contested and uncontested divorce proceedings in New York State Supreme Court.

In addition to her work in Family Court and Supreme Court, Maria also handles an array of Education and School Law matters.

Maria received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in criminal justice and sociology, from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, and her Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law, magna cum laude, in Hamden, CT, where she was a member of the Moot Court Society; Mock Trial Honor Society; Student Bar Association, and Quinnipiac Law Softball Team. Ms. Morse then went on to earn her master’s degree (LLM) from Trinity College Dublin at The University of Dublin.

Quinnipiac University School of Law (Juris Doctor)
Trinity College at The University of Dublin (Master’s degree (LLM))
Canisius College (Bachelor, cum laude, in criminal justice and sociology)
2021 Upstate New York Rising Stars: Family Law
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc
Onondaga County Bar Association
New York State Bar
Favorite Movie: Wall-E
Favorite Vacation So Far: Greece
Proudest Moment: Submitting my Master’s Dissertation

Why do i do what i do?

Ms. Morse has found that her passion for advocating for children is a natural fit in her representation of children and parents. She understands the needs of both parents and children, and the challenges they face working with school district to achieve their child’s goals. Her passion and experience has led to outstanding results in numerous Education Law cases.


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