The history of Davidson Lawyers LLP in Vernon began in 1919 when Charles William Morrow opened his law practice. Charlie Morrow was born in Prescott, Ontario in 1897. He was city solicitor for 25 years and had a long association with many community organizations, including the Board of Trade, Trinity United Church, Royal Canadian Legion and the Masons. Mr. Morrow served during World War I in the infantry and the Royal Air Force. During World War II, he was in charge of the Pacific Coast Rangers in the North Okanagan. He was an MLA from 1945 to 1952, during which time he was deputy speaker and government whip. In 1951, he was named Queen's Counsel. In 1956, Mr. Morrow was appointed to the B.C. County Court. Judge Morrow retired in 1972, was given the Freedom of the City in 1977. He died in 1980 in Vernon.