QUENTIN E. MORGAN | Associate
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QUENTIN E. MORGAN | ASSOCIATE2018-11-05T10:57:38+00:00

Quentin E. Morgan focuses his practice on governmental affairs, land development and local government law, public entity employee pension and post-retirement law, as well as estate, business and financial transactions, litigation, and wills, trusts and probate proceedings.

Mr. Morgan is a member of the Florida and Broward County Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.  He is Past Chairperson of the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida’s board of directors, President of University of Florida’s South Florida Association of Black Alumni, a member of the boards of directors for 100 Black Men of Greater Fort Lauderdale and the T.J. Reddick Bar Association, and a member of the Ethics Task Force of the Broward League of Cities.

Additionally, Mr. Morgan is AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of The National Black Lawyers Top 100.  He has been named one of “South Florida’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Leaders” by Legacy Magazine in 2017, “Lawyer of the Year for Employee Benefits and Pension Plans” by Finance Monthly Magazine in 2017, “Florida Local Government Law Expert of the Year” by Corp America in 2016, and “Best for Local Government Law” in Florida by Acquisition International in 2015.  He is also the recipient of the T.J. Reddick Bar Association’s 2018 Professional Development Award.

Publications and Presented Materials
“Real Estate Development 102: It’s a State of Emergency! What Happens to Your Building Permits and Development Orders?” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, March 29, 2017
“Real Estate Development 101: 3 Keys to Having Success with Local Government,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Jan. 4, 2016
“Pitfalls of Government Contractors,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Sept. 18, 2015
“Prayer at Government Meetings,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Sept. 8, 2015
“Drone Wars,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, April 9, 2015
“Florida’s Historical Preservation Property Tax Exemption,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Nov. 19, 2014
“Weak Support for Mental Health Services is Risky,” The Palm Beach Post, Oct. 4, 2014
“Diversity Enriches Our Legal System,” Sun Sentinel, June 10, 2014
Co-author, “Code Enforcement Liens Not Super,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, May 16, 2013
“Expansion of Exemptions to Government Contracting in the Sunshine,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, April 3, 2012
“Community Development Districts (CDDs): A Development & Governing Tool,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Aug. 16, 2011

Accomplishments
AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
“Philanthropist Award,” University of Florida Association of Black Alumni, 2018
“Professional Development Award,” T.J. Reddick Bar Association, 2018
“South Florida’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Leaders,” Legacy Magazine, 2017
“Lawyer of the Year – Employee Benefits and Pension Plans – USA,” Finance Monthly Magazine Law Awards, 2017
“Legal Elite – Florida Local Government Law Expert of the Year”, Corp America, 2016
“Best for Local Government Law – Florida,” Acquisition International, 2015

Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
Broward County Bar Association
South Palm Beach County Bar Association
T.J. Reddick Bar Association, Board of Directors
The National Black Lawyers Top 100

Community Engagement
Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida, Past Chair
Broward League of Cities, Ethics Task Force
100 Black Men of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Board of Directors
University of Florida’s South Florida Association of Black Alumni, President
Urban League of Broward County Young Professionals Network, Founding Member

Admissions
Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

Education
University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts, honors, 1997
University of Florida, Master of Arts, 2000
University of Florida, Juris Doctor, 2000