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William C. Morlok


William “Bill” Morlok has built a career around advocacy and litigation. Bill concentrates his practice in the area of Public Schools and Education. He assists school districts in navigating a wide-range of legal issues, including litigation filed by students, parents, and employees.   Bill litigates matters involving special education, employment disputes, school board ethics, discrimination, HIB (bullying), unfunded mandates, and the Open Public Records Act.  He regularly appears in the District Court of New Jersey, the New Jersey Superior Court, the Public Employment Relations Commission, and the Office of Administrative Law.

He is licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has also been certified as both an arbitrator and mediator. Bill received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law - Camden and his Bachelor’s Degree from The Pennsylvania State University in Labor Studies and Employment Relations, with a minor in Dispute Resolution. In 2009 he was the recipient of the Rutgers Pro Bono Award for Significant Service and the James J. Manderino Award for Trial Advocacy from Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.

Bill takes great pride in his work and is always available to speak to a client or someone seeking legal counsel. Bill is a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, where he resides with his wife, son, and pit bull rescue dog.  When not at work, you are most likely to find Bill cooking, watching Philadelphia sports teams, playing tennis, or visiting his family’s cabin from the early 1900’s in Elverson, PA. 

Honors & Awards

  • James J. Manderino Award presented by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association; representing Rutgers School of Law – Camden as the top graduate in the area of trial advocacy, as selected by Rutgers School of Law professors*
  • Pro Bono Award for volunteering in the Domestic Violence Clinic*

*No aspect of these awards/potential advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Professional Activities

  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • District Ethics Committee for Burlington County 

Community Activities

Aspen Grove School: COVID-19 Advisory Group


News & Speaking Engagements

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  • Complex Litigation Center: Assigned to the Honorable Ricardo C. Jackson, handling civil and criminal matters in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia.
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable David E. Krell, J.S.C.: Assigned to criminal and family divisions.


  • Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (J.D. 2009)
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park (B.S., Labor Industrial Relations 2005)


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
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