James Morice (1539–1597) was an English politician.
He was born 1539, the eldest son of William Morice of Chipping Ongar by Anne Isaac of Kent and educated at the Middle Temple.
He married Elizabeth, the daughter of George Medley of Tilty Abbey, Essex; they had four sons, including his heir John, and three daughters.
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Morice, James (1539–1597), lawyer by Christopher W. Brooks.
- History of Parliament MORICE, James (1539-97), of Chipping Ongar, Essex