J. Claiborne Morris, JR., CPA, CCIFP

J. Claiborne Morris, JR., CPA, CCIFP

Claiborne Morris joined Warren Averett in 2012 and is a Member in the firm’s Tax Division. He has more than 10 years of public accounting experience and is a member of the firm’s Construction and Real Estate Group and Transaction Advisory Group. Claiborne’s primary responsibilities include tax preparation, planning and ensuring that planning strategies are executed. He also serves as an engagement leader to ensure a product that surpasses clients’ expectations.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Master of Accountancy
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • ASCPA Leadership Academy, Member
  • Birmingham Business Journal’s Rising Star in Real Estate and Construction
  • Associated Builders and Contractors – Future Leaders in Construction, Member

Community Involvement

  • The Birmingham Zoo, Junior Board Member
  • Warren Averett Foundation, Community Champion
  • Monday Morning Quarterback Club benefiting Quarterbacking Children’s Health Foundation
  • Incubator EDU (Mountain Brook High School), Coach
  • National MS Society Leadership Challenge – Class of 2020
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer

Ask Me About

  • How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects you
  • Succession planning and how to transition your business
  • Planning when buying or selling a business
  • My experience working as a laborer in the construction industry
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