F. Dean Morgan
Attorney, Trainer, & Consultant
Dean Morgan is a former U.S. Marine, former police officer, and former prosecutor.  Dean is a lawyer, trainer, and consultant.  He is the owner and managing attorney of The Morgan Law Firm.  He is actively involved as a trainer in several organizations that train prosecutors, defense attorneys, and law enforcement officers.  

Dean was born and raised in California's Central Valley.  He is the son of an owner-operator truck driver and a teacher's aide.  He completed his elementary and high school education in the small town of Riverdale, California.  Dean developed a strong work ethic as a child.  His first "job" was cleaning tools in his father's shop at the age of 8.  His childhood chores included driving tractor, digging irrigation lines, and feeding farm animals.  Dean's childhood dream was to become a law enforcement officer.  He was the first male in his family's history to graduate from high school.

MILITARY & LAW ENFORCEMENT

Following in his father's footsteps, Dean served his country in the United States Marine Corps.  Dean served as a Military Police Officer.  In addition, he held various leadership roles in the Security Battallion at MCB Quantico, Virginia.  After leaving the Marine Corps, Dean joined the Stafford Sheriff's Office in Stafford, Virginia.  There, he served as his squad's traffic and DUI specialist.  His training included Insterstate Drug Interdiction, advanced DUI Training, and the Virginia Dept. of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Intoxilyzer 5000 program.

Dean left law enforcement to complete his undergraduate degree at Eastern University in St. David's, Pennsylvania.  He became the first person in his family to graduate from college.  He completed law school at Penn State's Dickinson School of Law.  There, he completed Policing the Police:  Practical and Legal Considerations for an Unbiased Law Enforcement Monitoring, Assessment, and Resource Center.  This unbiased analysis of law enforcement misconduct allegations and community engagement.  Specifically, the project discussed the involvement of community stakeholders such as the media, civil rights organizations, government leaders, and police unions. 

In addition, Dean received the Excellence for the Future Award for his analysis of the Posse Comitatus Act as it relates to International Law Enforcement.  Dean was also well-regarded for for his analysis of Military Operations in Native American populations. 

Currently, Dean is actively involved in training law enforcement officers and attorneys as a trainer with DUI Trainers & Consultants, LLC and Law Enforcement Training & Assessment Consultants, LLC.

APPELLATE PRACTICE

While in law school, Dean was a member of the Appellate Division of the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office where he drafted briefs and appeared on behalf of the government in various summary and post-conviction hearings.   He drafted over 40 appellate briefs to the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, Superior Court, and Pennsylvania Supreme Court - Seven resulted in published opinions.

Following law school, Dean accepted a position with the Appellate Division of the Clark County District Attorney's Office in Las Vegas, Nevada.  There, Dean was responsible for drafting over 80 responsive briefs in the Nevada Supreme Court to matters ranging from the death penalty to internet sex offenses.  Dean was specifically selected to draft the State's brief in a United States Supreme Court case.  Dean provided pre-trial motion and research services to the Major Crimes Unit and Special Victim's Unit.  He was assigned to high-profile cases including those related to the murder of a casino heir, the high profile killing committed by a fitness celebrity, as well as the conspiracy to commit murder related to world-famous entertainment venues.


BUSINESS CONSULTING & LITIGATION

Thereafter, Dean was a member of a small firm in York, PA.  While there, Dean litigated civil cases including auto accidents, premises liability, and contract disputes.  Since 2013, Dean has served as general counsel for on of the nation's largest franschisees.  

Dean is a co-owner of a Legal Marketing and Support Services company.  Having succcessfully started and grown several business, Dean understands the challenges and opportunities that face entrepeneurs.  

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  
Dean is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree at Penn State University.  

Dean is a member of Derry Township's Zoning Hearing Board.  

In his spare time, Dean has coached Little League Baseball and youth football programs.  Dean has sponsored youth baseball, volleyball, and other sports.  

In his spare time, Dean enjoys travel and spending time with his kids and dog, Gunner.

Dean can be reached by email at [email protected]