John Morgan

John Morgan (Orlando, Florida)

John Morgan

Attorney in Orlando, FL

On March 31, 1956, John Morgan was born in Lexington, Kentucky. In 1971, he and his family moved to Orlando, Florida, where John attended high school. After graduating, John enrolled in the University of Florida and became a member of Alpha Tau Omega. In 1982, he became president of Florida Blue Key. John graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1983.

By 1988, John had founded Morgan & Morgan under the belief that the firm would represent the people, not the powerful. To this day, John has run the firm by that code, promising never to take a case representing an insurance carrier or large company. Through John's guidance, leadership and vision, the firm has founded multiple locations throughout Florida, including Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, Winter Haven, Daytona, Kissimmee, Saint Petersburg, Naples, Tavares, Jacksonville and Tallahassee. The firm has also expanded nationally, opening offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Jackson, Mississippi; Memphis, Tennessee; New York, New York; Lexington, Kentucky; and Warren, New Jersey.

Morgan & Morgan employs 240 staff attorneys and over 1,400 support staff members. Twenty-five years after the firm's inception, "for the people" continues to be a way of life for John Morgan and the firm. John has lectured across the country on the practice of law. He has been an active member of the Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers and served as a FLAG trustee, making a push for Florida state law that would protect families from corporations and insurance companies. John is currently on the board of trustees for the University of Florida's Levin College of Law.

John has received Martindale-Hubbell's esteemed "AV" rating, which recognizes lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. Based on the recommendations of his peers, John's "AV" rating serves a testament to the fact fellow attorneys consider him at the highest level of professional excellence. Only a select group of attorneys are ever awarded with this premier distinction.

In 2011, John reached another career milestone when he proudly released his first book titled "You Can't Teach Hungry. Creating the Multimillion Dollar Law Firm," on which he frequently lectures. The book offers insight into John's success, philosophy and business methods, and provides the groundwork for a sustainable and enduring practice. Lawyers from across the country have read the book and continue to reach out to John for further guidance and advice.

John and his wife, Ultima, proudly support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, whose principle goal is to end the "invisible problem" of hunger throughout the state. In 2013, John and Ultima made a generous donation that helped the organization fund and open the Morgan & Morgan, P.A. Hunger Relief Center. The 100,000-square foot facility-more than double the size of its predecessor-is equipped with ample freezers, coolers, and infrastructure space to store the millions of pounds of food collected by Second Harvest each year.

In 2013, John announced his support of the campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Florida for use by the state's seriously ill. According to John, the deeply personal cause is a step to not only provide safer pain relief and treatment methods for those with legitimate diseases, but also to help end the rampant problem of prescription drug abuse in Florida. In addition to his financial contributions, John has been the public face of the effort, openly recruiting volunteers to collect the thousands of signatures needed to place the initiative on Florida's November 2014 general election ballot.

With all of his success, John's personal accomplishment of raising four children with Ultima, his wife of 30 years, remains dearest to his heart.

Member of

Florida Justice Association
- Board of Directors

The Florida Bar

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

Orange County and Seminole Bar Associations

Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce
- Board of Directors

National Finance Committee - Clinton/Gore 1996 (Florida)

Boys Town U.S.A. Central Florida
- Founder

Harmony Institute
- Board of Directors

Levin School of Law University of Florida
- Board of Trustees

AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Personal Injury

Overall Client Rating

in Personal Injury, Family Law and Business Law
4.1 out of 5.0
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Value for Money
  • Data based on 41 reviews
  • Recommended by 35 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 05/22/15
Posted by a Consumer on 05/22/15
1.0 out of 5.0
agreed to take probate case. requested $500 which was sent.rarely answered phone calls or emails. after 3 months of waiting for information they said that they were not interested in my case.

totally unprofessional . avoid at all costs
Posted by a Consumer on 09/14/13
1.8 out of 5.0
the lawyer I was assigned to claimed not know a new law had been passed a few months prior to my injury and did not inform me until it was to late so I would have had to pay him money I did not have to pay with; to interested in the female lawyer on the opposing side; if she was pregnant or not. He wanted to try my case as he had never had a slip and fall before; he kept telling her information about my case then tell me he was talking about a different case knowing I overheard the them both.
Posted by a Consumer on 09/03/13
5.0 out of 5.0
great experience
Posted by a Consumer on 07/18/13
4.8 out of 5.0
john was very good.
Posted by a Consumer on 02/16/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Very prompt and very professional
Posted by a Consumer on 08/22/12
5.0 out of 5.0
Posted by a Small Business on 06/29/12
5.0 out of 5.0
very thorough, dedicated to his practice, great professionally
Posted by a Consumer on 06/09/12
5.0 out of 5.0
He really cares about the people he represents.
Posted by a Consumer on 05/04/12
4.8 out of 5.0
To date the contact has been efficient and effective
Posted by a Consumer on 04/27/12
3.5 out of 5.0
Other than it takes a long time for phone calls to be returned, they are good.
Posted by a Consumer on 09/22/11
5.0 out of 5.0
I actually used the Firm of Morgan & Morgan on a PIP case with my automobile insurance. I was involved in an accident in which I was a passenger in my own car and my insurance did not want to pay for my injuries claiming that my injuries were "pre-existing". Morgan & Morgan attorneys came through and got the Insurance Company to pay all medical bills associated with the accident at no cost to me.
Posted by a Consumer on 07/20/11
4.0 out of 5.0
The staff at Morgan and Morgan are both professional and friendly. They provide prompt dependable service.
Posted by a Consumer on 07/19/11
5.0 out of 5.0
This Firm is very responsive to all requests from client.
Posted by a Consumer on 05/21/11
5.0 out of 5.0
Have kept in touch and informed of steps.
Posted by a Consumer on 01/20/11
5.0 out of 5.0
The office staff is great, they make you feel comfortable during a hard time. They seem like they actually care what happens to you.
Posted by a Consumer on 12/28/10
4.5 out of 5.0
Easy to talk to and to work with
Posted by a Consumer on 12/15/10
2.0 out of 5.0
He is a self absorbed drinker or ex drinker who's brain is non functional.
Posted by a Consumer on 12/08/10
1.0 out of 5.0
This firm was unresponsive, all about what was easy for them, they did not care about the individual you are a case # and if not profitable to them they send you packing.
Posted by a Consumer on 12/03/10
5.0 out of 5.0
Very Professional
Posted by a Consumer on 11/06/10
5.0 out of 5.0
He was very professional and handled my case with my interest as a # 1 priority. Also he was very thorough and efficient. He took care of my case as quickly as possible and got me the top amount that was possible to get for the problem. He was also available to me at any time I had questions or did not understand something. I would say that I could not have gotten a better man for the job. I am very thankful to Mr. Morgan.
Posted by a Consumer on 10/16/10
5.0 out of 5.0
great frim
Posted by a Corporation on 08/13/10
4.5 out of 5.0
He is one of the best.

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5.0 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Managing Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1983, Florida
Law School Attended
University of Florida
Class of 1982
University Attended
University of Florida
Class of 1978
Birth Information
Born in 1956
Lexington, Kentucky, March 31, 1956

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John Morgan
Managing Partner
Morgan & Morgan
20 North Orange Avenue, Suite 1600, P.O. Box 4979,
Orlando, FL 32802-4979

Morgan & Morgan (Orlando, Florida)