Julia Morris
Vanderbilt University
2100 W End Ave Ste 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Work Phone: (615)936-0324
Fax Phone: (615)936-0329
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Julia Caldwell Morris (BSN, MSN, JD) is Deputy General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.  Her career in healthcare began as a registered nurse after graduating from University of Kentucky College of Nursing 1992.  She received her Masters in Nursing 1976, and graduated from University of Kentucky College of Law in 1982.  Ms. Morris’ nursing experience includes positions in medical surgical intensive care and adult medical units, nursing faculty positions at the University of Kentucky and University of San Francisco.  Subsequent to graduating from law school, she served as in-house counsel and risk manager at a California hospital prior to assuming her position in the Vanderbilt Office of General Counsel in 1984.  Her legal practice and areas of interest include patient care issues, medical staff and medical staff by-laws, faculty and housestaff, contracts, hospital policy and procedure, HIPAA, medical records/information, mental health, EMTALA, third-party reimbursement, risk management, and healthcare regulation.  Ms. Morris has given numerous presentations on healthcare law and related issues to attorneys, nurses, physicians, risk managers, and other healthcare providers.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Univ of KY
Year Licensed: 1982
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1984
Other Licenses: KY-1982; CA-1983
Section Membership(s): Corporate Counsel Section, Health Law Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Corporate Counsel, Health & Hospital Law