Meet the Firm

Yasmin K. Morton, Esq.

Attorney Morton is actively licensed to practice law in the states of North Carolina and Georgia.  A Raleigh native and graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law, Attorney Morton is passionate about helping her clients navigate their way through the legal process.  While in law school at Wake Forest  University, Attorney Morton was an editor of the Intellectual Property Law Journal, a Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant, a member of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Team, and the Secretary and Treasurer of the Honor Council.  


Prior to attending Wake Forest University School of Law, Attorney Morton attended Western Carolina University where she graduated, with honors, from the Honor's College, earning a BSBA in Business Administration and Law.  While at Western, Attorney Morton was an inaugural member of the Women's Soccer Team and held numerous leadership positions in campus organizations.   


Since opening her firm in 2010, Attorney Morton has represented her Family Law clients in Wake, Durham, Franklin, Johnston, Cumberland, Harnett, Lee, Nash, Hoke, Guilford, Robeson, and Moore counties.  Having started her legal career in Fayetteville, NC, Attorney Morton has experience working with military families.  She also understands the local rules and procedures of each county across the State.


Attorney Morton serves on the Board of Miller Motte's Paralegal Advisory Committee.  She also serves on the Board of Passage Home, Inc. She served as a Co-Captain of the Junior League of Raleigh's SAFEChild (Stop Abuse For Every Child) team from 2016-2019 and currently serves as Co-Captain of the League’s Boys & Girls Club team.  She also volunteers countless hours with her sorority, where she serves as the First Vice President of the local chapter and Chief Legal Counsel for the Eastern Region.  Most importantly, though, she loves being a mother and spending time with family. 

Estefani Zavala

Ms. Zavala joined The Morton Law Offices in August 2019.  Fluent in both English and Spanish, Ms. Zavala serves as the Firm's Administrative Legal Assistant.  She is a graduate of East Carolina University, where she double majored in Economics and Political Science, with a Pre-Law concentration.    


Although she was born in Chicago, she has called Raleigh home for the past 22 years. The youngest of 4 children, Ms. Zavala enjoys playing lacrosse and soccer in her spare time. 



Riya Bhatt

A graduate of North Carolina State University, Ms. Bhatt majored in Political Science with a minor in Spanish.  While matriculating at North Carolina State, Ms. Bhatt was involved with the Pre-Law Association, C.A.R.E for Animals, and the Climate Reality Project.


At The Morton Law Offices, PLLC, Ms. Bhatt serves as the Firm's Litigation Legal Assistant.


Ms. Bhatt is fluent in English, Spanish, and Gujarti.