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 Boards of Miller Motte's Paralegal Advisory Committee and Passage Home, Inc. She has served on the Leadership Council for the Junior League of Raleigh since 2016. She also volunteers countless hours with her sorority, where she serves as President of the local chapter, Chief Legal Counsel for the Eastern Region, and serves as Legal Counsel for North Carolina. In 2021, Attorney Morton was appointed to serve on the International Legal Advisory Council of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Most importantly, though, Attorney Morton loves being a mother and spending time with family.
Whittany Johnson is a native of South Carolina, who recently moved to Raleigh with her identical twin sister. Whittany earned a BA in Political Science from Howard University, located in Washington, DC. After taking some time off and running a successful business with her sister, Whittany decided to attend law school at Charleston School of Law. Whittany’s interest in Family Law is rooted in her genuine love of helping people.
A proud cat mom, Whittany also enjoys reading a good book and traveling.
Whittany joins The Morton Law Offices, PLLC, as the Firm's Family Law Paralegal.
Morgan Cotton is MLO's Senior Family Law Paralegal. As a military child, she’s lived up and down the east coast before finally settling down in North Carolina. Morgan earned her BA in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science at Campbell University. After college, she attended Campbell Law School in Raleigh, North Carolina. Morgan started working in family law eight years ago and hasn’t looked back since. She loves reading any romance book she get can her hands on and being with her family.
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