Charleston Personal Injury Lawyer
J. Morgan Forrester is a partner at Pierce, Sloan, Kennedy & Early, LLC and originally from Anderson, South Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and attended law school at the Charleston School of Law. Upon completion, he was admitted to the South Carolina Bar and the United States District Court, District of South Carolina in 2015. He is currently a member of the Charleston County Bar, South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association, and American Association for Justice. Morgan has been invited to speak, or serve as a guest lecturer, at continuing legal education seminars and at the Charleston School of Law.
Morgan is experienced in representing all forms of victims of commercial truck accidents, including many of those suffering catastrophic injuries or wrongful death. He has served as lead or co-counsel in over 50 cases involving commercial trucks/vehicles. In addition to commercial truck accident litigation, Morgan’s other areas of practice include traumatic brain injury, wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability, and general negligence.
Areas of Practice
Commercial Truck Accident Litigation
Traumatic Brain Injury
Awards & Honors
Super Lawyers ‘Rising Star’ (2021)
Top 25 – Brain Injury Trial Lawyers (2021)
Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers (2021)
Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
South Carolina, 2015
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 2015
Charleston School of Law - J.D., 2014
University of South Carolina - B.A., 2011
Professional Associations and Memberships
Charleston County Bar, 2015-Present
South Carolina Bar, 2015-Present
American Bar Association, 2015-Present
American Association for Justice, 2019-Present
Guest Lecturer, Persuasive Writing at Charleston School of Law course on Legal Skills, Fall 2018.
Speaker, Damages, Liens and Subrogation: Troubleshooting Key Problems at NBI Seminar on Advanced Auto Injury Litigation, Charleston, SC, June 2018.
Speaker, Maximizing Damages: Pain, Suffering and More at NBI Seminar on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Advanced Practice, Charleston, SC, January 2018.
Co-author, “Insurance Stacking”, South Carolina Damages Second Edition, 2017 Supplement