Paul R. Morton

Chief Operating Officer


Paul Morton is a strategic leader with extensive experience in middle-market law firms, thriving on anticipating and managing change. He has served as the Chief Operating Officer for Burns & Levinson for over 17 years. Prior to that he has worked with other small and mid-size law firms in California, Delaware and Massachusetts. Paul has served the Association of Legal Administrators, an international organization of professional leaders of private law firms, non-profits and government organizations, in various capacities over many years, and has been a speaker at various conferences, seminars and webinars. In 2013 he was elected to be a Fellow for the College of Law Practice Management.


B.A., cum laude, English Education, State University of New York at Albany

honors & awards

College of Law Practice Management

  • Fellow


Association of Legal Administrators (1980–present)

ALA Professional Development Advisory Committee (2015-2017)

ALA Conference Strategies Task Force (2015-2016)

American Bar Association

  • Associate Member (2015-present)

College of Law Practice Management

  • Fellow (2013-present)

speaking engagements

Over the past few years Paul has spoken on various topics at conferences, seminars and webinars, including topics such as “How to Get Buy-In for CRM,” “Consensus Driven Problem Solving,” and “What Keeps the C-Suite Up at Night.” He recently served as a moderator for the recent Large Firm Administrator Idea Exchange at the 2016 Annual Education Conference for the Association of Legal Administrators.