Morris Bart and Associates
1712 15th Street
Suite 300 Gulfport, MS 39501
Entering his 26th year of practice, Mr. Altman has dedicated his entire professional life to helping injured people. In law school, he excelled academically and was selected as a member of the Loyola Law Review. Mr. Altman has written published articles and has assisted in the drafting of rules governing attorney ethics. He also teaches continuing legal education to attorneys in handling personal injury matters. He is experienced in representing people in a variety of injury and damage matters in all respects including trial and appellate work. He is on the faculty of the Keenan Trial Institute where he maintains a passion for teaching jury selection.
As of 2019, Mr. Altman is one of only 9 lawyers in the state of Mississippi to earn the designation of Board Certification in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also one of the first attorneys in the country to become Board Certified in Civil Pretrial Advocacy by the same National Board. Mr. Altman is an active member of the Mississippi Bar, Louisiana State Bar Association, Florida State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, the Mississippi Association for Justice (formerly the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association) and the American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association).
Mr. Altman is a competitive sailor and sailing enthusiast serving on the board of directors of several sailing non-profit organizations. He is also a multiple year Florida and Mississippi state Judo champion. He has competed both nationally and internationally and was a member of the U.S. team competing in the World Maccabiah Games in Israel. Mr. Altman applies the discipline learned in martial arts to maximize both the presentation and outcome in his representation of injured people. Over the past two decades, Mr. Altman has obtained tens of millions of dollars in compensation from rule breakers who needlessly hurt his clients. He has obtained many six figure and several seven figure resolutions for his clients.