Candace Morrison joined the firm in 2015 after graduating from SUNY Buffalo Law School. Ms. Morrison completed a Master’s in Arts Management with a concentration in Cultural Policy from the University of Buffalo. She also holds a Bachelor’s in Theater from SUNY Buffalo State.
Ms. Morrison has been active in social justice issues since a young age. In college, she coordinated community outreach campaigns from Buffalo State Theatre Department to the Western New York Community. Just prior to law school, Ms. Morrison worked with Western New York AmeriCorps to develop a summer theatre program for at-risk youth in the Schiller Park Neighborhood. Ms. Morrison has also been actively involved with the Anne Frank Project, a theatre-based genocide education initiative supported by Buffalo State.
In law school, Ms. Morrison was actively involved with the Buffalo Public Interest Law Program and the Buffalo Human Rights Center. In 2013, Ms. Morrison was awarded the Dean’s Public Interest Fellowship for her work with Vive, Inc, a refugee legal clinic. In 2014, Ms. Morrison was awarded a Buffalo Human Rights Center Fellowship for her work with LA CAN, a Los Angeles, California based homelessness and poverty legal clinic and political action organization.
Ms. Morrison is the daughter of a retired Buffalo Public Schools teacher, and a registered nurse.