J. Morgan Forrester

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Charleston, South Carolina

Pierce Sloan Kennedy & Early LLC
J. Morgan Forrester
Pierce Sloan Kennedy & Early LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2015

Education: Charleston School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

Pierce Sloan Kennedy & Early LLC

321 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401 Visit website

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A partner at the Charleston, South Carolina, law firm Pierce, Sloan, Kennedy & Early LLC, attorney J. Morgan Forrester focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury law. With compassion and tenacity, Mr. Forrester stands as a staunch ally for those facing catastrophic accidents and wrongful death, providing unwavering client service every step of the way.

Throughout his nearly 25 years of practice, Mr. Forrester has represented clients in more than 55 instances involving commercial motor vehicles, including tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers and others. He is well-versed in commercial truck accident litigation as well as cases involving traumatic brain damage, wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability, infidelity in insurance and other related areas of law.

In 2011, Mr. Forrester completed his Bachelor of Arts at the University of South Carolina followed by his Juris Doctor at Charleston School of Law in 2014. The following year, he received his license to practice law in South Carolina as well as before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.

At present, Mr. Forrester is an active member of the following organizations: the South Carolina Bar, the American Bar Association, the Charleston County Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. Both the Charleston School of Law and several continuing legal education organizations have asked him to speak and serve as a guest lecturer.

A prestigious member of the Million and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Forrester was recognized among the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America in 2023. He was also named to the list of Top 10 Under 40 attorneys by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys and the Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2015, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.piercesloan.com/attorney-profiles/j-morgan-forre...

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, NBI Seminar on Auto Insurance, UM/UIM, Bad Faith, and Liens in South Carolina, August 2022.
  • Co-author, “Preventability Determinations”, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, 2021 Annual Symposium
  • Co-author, “Negligent Claims Handling”, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, 2020 Annual Symposium
  • Co-author, “Winning You Case at the Truck Driver’s Deposition”, Lawyer’s LogBook, Summer, 2018
  • Speaker, NBI Seminar on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Advanced Practice, Charleston, SC, January 2018.
  • Speaker, NBI Seminar on Advanced Auto Injury Litigation, Charleston, SC, June 2018.
  • Speaker, NBI Seminar on South Carolina Personal Injury Boot Camp, February 2022.
  • Co-author, “Insurance Stacking”, South Carolina Damages Second Edition, 2017 Supplement
  • Maximizing Damages: Pain, Suffering and More at NBI Seminar on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Advanced Practice, Charleston, SC, Speaker, January 2018
  • Liens and Subrogation: Troubleshooting Key Problems at NBI Seminar on Advanced Auto Injury Litigation, Charleston, SC, Speaker, June 2018
  • Guest Lecturer, Charleston School of Law on Persuasive Writing, Charleston, SC, Fall 2018
Educational Background:
  • B.A. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2011
Honors/Awards:
  • Top 25 Brain Injury Trial Lawyers 2021-2023
  • Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys 2022
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2023
  • Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers 2021-2023
  • Super Lawyers ‘Rising Star’ 2021-2023
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 2015
  • South Carolina, 2015
  • American Association of Justice, 2019 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 2015 - Present
  • Charleston County Bar, 2015 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar, 2015 - Present

Office location for J. Morgan Forrester

321 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-968-0886

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

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