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Charles B. Morton Jr.

Charles Morton Jr.
Adjunct Professor of Law


  • J.D., University of Florida, 1976
  • Bachelor of Arts, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1972

CHARLES (CHUCK) B. MORTON, JR served for nearly 37 years as an Assistant State Attorney for the Office of the State Attorney, Michael J. Satz, 17th Judicial Circuit, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  During his career, Mr. Morton tried numerous cases, including many of the Circuit’s highest-profile homicide cases.  He retired as the office’s Chief Assistant State Attorney in 2013.  Mr. Morton received a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and a law degree from the University Of Florida School Of Law in Gainesville, Florida.  He remains active in law and community service during his retirement.  He is a longstanding adjunct law professor in trial advocacy at Nova Southeastern University Law Center.  He served on the "Vision 2016 Commission" for the Florida Bar, which conducted an in-depth review of four general areas that will impact the future practice of law in Florida.  Mr. Morton served on the Commission’s Legal Education subcommittee.  Mr. Morton is an Of Counsel member of Keller Landsberg, PA - a Civil Litigation Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Upon his retirement, the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar honored him with the 2014 Selig I. Goldin Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions to Florida's criminal justice system; and, in that same year, the National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) honored his career achievements by naming its South Florida Chapter in his namesake.

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