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Morgan A. Whitlock

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Location : Silver Spring, MD

Biography

Born and raised in Wilson, North Carolina, Ms. Whitlock graduated from NC State University, where she played tennis for the Wolfpack. She attended the David A. Clarke School of Law at the University of the District of Columbia, where she was awarded the Dean’s Cup for outstanding public service.  While in law school, Ms. Whitlock served on the Judiciary Committee of the Student Body Association. Additionally, she was a teaching assistant for Katrina Law, a class focusing on the government’s role in national disasters and legal duties to provide relief.  Ms. Whitlock completed over 800 hours of pro bono legal services during her third year of law school under the direct supervision of an admitted attorney/professor wherein she represented indigent individuals in the District of Columbia.


Following law school, Ms. Whitlock went to work at a personal injury firm in Virginia where she developed a lasting passion for the practice.  Ms. Whitlock then worked for a personal injury firm in Washington, DC before founding Roeser & Whitlock, LLP.  In 2017, Ms. Whitlock founded Whitlock Law, LLC where she continues to represent injured individuals.  Ms. Whitlock is an active litigator having litigated in the District and Circuit Courts of both Virginia and Maryland.  She is admitted to practice in the State Courts as well as the Federal Courts of these two states.  Ms. Whitlock focuses her practice on auto, tractor-trailer, and motorcycle accidents, but she also litigates police brutality and premises liability actions.


Ms. Whitlock is an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association as well as the Maryland Association for Justice. She is a past Secretary of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Loudon County Chapter, and served as a legal volunteer in New Orleans, LA in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.   In her free time, Ms. Whitlock enjoys camping, reading, and attending sporting events.  She currently resides in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Education

  • University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean’s Cup for Outstanding Public Service
    • Honors: Judiciary Committee of the Student Body Association
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant for Katrina Law
    • Honors: Completed over 800 hours of Pro Bono Legal Services in 3rd year
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: NCSU Tennis Team
    • Major: Psychology

Classes & Seminars

  • Flying Solo: Practical Advice to Starting a Law Practice, The Office of Career and Professional Development and The Student Bar Association, David A. Clarke School of Law, Washington, DC, 2013 to present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Legal Volunteer for aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, LA

Past Positions

  • Roeser & Whitlock, LLP, Attorney, 2011 to 2017
  • Slocumb Law, Attorney, 2010 to 2011

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Maryland Association for Justice, Member
  • Maryland Bar Association, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney
  • Founder, 2017

Practice Areas

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents 90%
  • Premises Liability 5%
  • Dog Bites 5%

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2009
  • Maryland, 2008

Honors

  • Super Lawyers - 2020
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars (2019)
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff (2019-2020), Top 100 Civil Plaintiff (2021)
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40 (2020), Top 100 (2021)
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Exceptional Client Service (2021)