Michael Morgan is an adjunct faculty member teaching Trial Practice. Professor Morgan currently works as a Trial Attorney with the Office of International Affairs in the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice. Prior to this position, Professor Morgan was an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Maryland. As a former Assistant United States Attorney, Professor Morgan tried cases involving wire fraud, bank fraud, murder, racketeering, firearms, narcotics, and tax fraud. Additionally, Professor Morgan oversaw federal investigations involving a wide range of subject matters including investment fraud, mortgage fraud, government contracting fraud, public corruption, bank robbery, kidnapping, and cyber related matters.

Previously Professor Morgan served as a Senior Assistant State’s Attorney in Calvert County, Maryland. In that capacity, Professor Morgan led investigations and prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases in the District Court and Circuit Court for Calvert County. He also taught Search and Seizure courses at the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy. Before joining the State’s Attorney’s Office for Calvert County, Maryland, Professor Morgan worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Calvert County. During that time, Professor Morgan represented numerous indigent defendants during various stages of their criminal cases.

Between undergraduate and law school, Professor Morgan served for over two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras.

Professor Morgan earned his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Mary Washington College.