Phone: 904-273-4734

Fax: 904-273-4712

 

STEVEN C. MORGAN

Of Counsel, Not Licensed in Florida

morgan@asglaw.com

Phone: 904-273-4734

Fax: 904-273-4712

Not Licensed in Florida; Mr. Morgan provides legal services in the state of Texas.

 

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., with individual awards, 2004
  • Webster University, M.A. Management with honors, 1978
  • Armstrong State College, B.S.  Criminal Justice, magna cum laude,
  • University of West Florida, B.A., Psychology, 1973
  • Pensacola Junior College, A.A. Pre-law
  • Police Academy, high honors, 1982

 

Biography

Steve Morgan joined AndersonGlenn LLP Of Counsel in 2008. He began his career at the law firm of Moriarty and Lyendecker in Houston TX, where he practiced in the areas of tort and administrative law.

 

Mr. Morgan attended law school in St. Petersburg, Florida at Stetson University College of Law. During law school, Mr. Morgan worked for the State Attorney’s Office in the Elder Law and Construction Fraud Division. While attending Stetson, Mr. Morgan served on the Moot Court Board and was elected to the Student Bar Association. As a first year student he was a finalist in the oral advocacy competition and was a recipient of the Florida Bar’s “Lion of Justice” trophy in 2002. He completed his final semester of law school at the University of Houston as a visiting scholar and was then admitted to the Texas Bar in 2004.

 

Bar & Court Admissions:

  • The State Bar of Texas
  • The Idaho State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Federal Bar for the Northern District of Florida
  • The Supreme Court of the State of Idaho
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts District of Idaho

Professional Background

  • Aviation Weapons and Tactics Instructor, USMC
  • Sector Anti-Air Warfare Coordinator, USMC
  • Senior Air Director - Anti-Air Warfare, USMC
  • Reserve Component National Security Course, National War College, 1994
  • U.S. Army Conventional Physical Security Course,1992
  • U.S.A.F.  Air-Ground Operations Course, Hurlburt Fld, Fl.,1993
  • FDLE certified Law Enforcement Officer 1982 and 2000
  • International Law and Emerging Markets, Estonia, EU. 2003
  • Significant Counter-Terrorism and Law Enforcement training
  • I MEF Liaison team leader-SW Asia
  • 7 NATO air defense deployments.
  • CJTF-6 and CJTF-4 Counter-Drug Operational Detachment Commander.
  • Two tours as U.S. Navy civilian Morale Welfare and Recreation Director
  • Two years police patrol experience

 

Representative Experience

  • Secured reversal of a Board for Correction of Naval Records decision. This reversal permitted a bona fide war hero and 18 year disabled veteran to rightfully claim his military retirement benefits.
  • Assisted the City of Houston with successful million-dollar contract dispute mediation.
  • Worked as Special Assistant for Mayor Bill White of Houston, helping to modernize and improve administrative processes in the Houston Municipal Courts. Helped design and field the new Houston Uniform Traffic Citation. Worked in Houston Municipal Courts prosecutor’s office.
  • Served two tours as Chief of Staff at I MACE and at MCRSC, the largest administrative command in the United States Marine Corps.
  • Commanding Officer and Special Staff Officer for the Commanding General of Marine Corps Air Bases Western Area.
  • Two highly successful tours as civilian  Director of U.S. Navy Morale Welfare and Recreation programs in Canada and N.W. Florida.
  • Assisted Federal Employee in wrongful termination complaint before the Merit System Protection Board
  • Wrongful death trial  - second chair
  • Of counsel in various aircraft accident investigations and related tort claims including Federal Tort Claims Act
  • Of counsel in various boat manufacturing warranty claims
  • Of counsel in multi-jurisdictional Insurance claims dispute
  • Prosecutor, Criminal Division Houston, City Municipal Courts

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Military Officers Association of America-Life member
  • Former regular member- International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators
  • Former Board of Directors for the Navy League of Santa Rosa County, FL
  • Adjunct Professor: Pensacola Jr. College, City Colleges of Chicago, and Lone Star College

 

Publications & Presentations

  • Florida Bar News, September 2002, “Professionalism in Times of Crisis”
  • The Marine Corps Gazette, 1990, “Hunter Interceptor Teams”
  • The Joint Forces Quarterly, 1994, “A Professional Note on JFACC Augmentation”
  • Features Contributor for the weekly  “Patriot Digest” at  www.patriotpost.us

 

Beyond the Bar

Mr. Morgan grew up in Pensacola Florida and lived there until beginning active duty in the United States Marine Corps in 1973. He is married to Janie L. Morgan, an accomplished RN and retired Navy Commander; they have three daughters and ten grandchildren. Colonel Morgan retired from active duty in 2000 after completing more than thirty years of active and reserve military service for which he was the recipient of numerous personal awards including two Legion of Merit medals.  He was recognized throughout his Marine Corps career as an expert in Marine Corps Aviation Command and Control and Air Defense. He was qualified at the highest levels in Radar Air defense and Control, eventually helping to write the first ever Aviation Command and Control Training and Readiness Manual for the Marines. He has two years police patrol experience while serving as a Deputy Sheriff in both Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida.

 

Before entering law school, Mr. Morgan was employed by the U.S. Navy as Director of NAS Pensacola’s Morale Welfare and Recreation Department where, with over 450 employees, he provided executive management expertise for a variety of recreational activities including: a 36 hole championship golf course, the largest sailboat marina in NW Florida, child care programs and youth activities, as well as numerous food and beverage clubs, heath and fitness programs, outdoor adventure activities, and an aquatics program. He is an avid boater who recently completed his OUPV licensing course for the U.S. Coast Guard with experience sailing the Great Lakes, Pacific West Coast and in Florida waters. Steve remains interested in preserving our maritime heritage and marine environment.

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