Morgan Puckett is a first-generation law student and first-generation college graduate. Morgan received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Pre-Law from Hannibal LaGrange University.
Prior to law school, Morgan developed the Community Purpose Project, which connects youth to scholarship opportunities through volunteer work. Morgan also serves as Vice President of the Andre’ Sheard Foundation; a 501 C3 Non-profit organization that serves youth, single parents, disabled, and elderly; and received a bronze medal for exceptional community service from the White House under President Obama’s administration.
Within the legal field, Morgan has worked in criminal law and prosecution, civil law, family law, and child law and clerked in Child Protection Court as a Judicial Extern. She has also continued volunteer work for several legal agencies in the Chicagoland area and at the Mariposa Legal Immigration Clinic in Indiana. Morgan currently works for Ascend Justice, a pro bono legal clinic that assists survivors of domestic violence and violent crimes.