Michael L. Morgan

Michael L. Morgan

President
Location:
Sarasota, Florida
Phone:
941-953-4555
Fax:
941-953-4533
Email:

Experience:

  • Michael L. Morgan, P.A. (April 2005 - Present)

                 -Attorney, Shareholder, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Construction Law

  • Brown & Morgan, P.A. (May 2004 - April 2005)

                 -Attorney Partner; Organized partnership for small law practice specializing in complex commercial litigation. Experienced in all types of business litigation.

  • Brown Clark DeMay & Froman, P.A. (Sept. 1998 - May 2004)

                  -Associate Attorney; involved with a variety of commercial litigation matters, including construction, landlord/tenant and a wide variety of contract disputes.

  • Los Angeles City Attorney (1997-1998)

Education:

  • Southwestern University, School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. May, 1998
    • Overall GPA 3.02
    • Class Rank: Top 20%
  • 1996 Member, Southwestern University Trial Advocacy Team  
    • 1997-1998 Law Journal
    • 1998 Board of Governors, Southwestern University Trial Advocacy Program
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • Bachelor of Science, College of Journalism & Communications, 1995

Court Admissions:

  • State of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional Activities:

  • Panelist, August 16, 2001, Sarasota, FL, FL Building & Construction Seminar
  • Lecturer, February 12, 2002, Punta Gorda, Florida, Lorman Educational Services Delay and Disruption Claims in Commercial Construction
  • Lecturer, April 23, 2002, Sarasota, Florida, Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Florida Construction Contracting for Public Entities
  • Lecturer, August 23, 2004, Miami, Florida, Managing the Risk of Mold Infestation in Building Construction

Areas of Practice

  • 25% Automobile Accident Personal Injury
  • 25% Personal Injury
  • 25% Construction Law
  • 25% Contract Disputes

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1999

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1998
    • Honors: Interscholastic Trial Advocacy Program, Board of Governors, 1997-1998
    • Honors: Trial Advocacy Team, Member
    • Honors: Southern CA Consumer Attorneys Regional Trial Competition, Placed Third
    • Honors: Professor Lawrence A. Sullivan, Research Assistant
    • Honors: Assisted in Editing Handbook of the Law of Antitrust
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 1995
    • Major: Telecommunication
    • Major: Journalism

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sports Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Sarasota County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Los Angeles City Attorney, Civil Liability Division under the supervision of City Attorney, James K. Haan, Intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Stormfront Sports Management, Founder and Sports Agent
  • The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • The Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Languages

  • English (Primary)