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Rebecca C. Morgan is the Boston Asset Management Faculty Chair in Elder Law, the Director of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law at Stetson University College of Law and the Director of Stetsonís on-line LL.M. in Elder Law. Professor Morgan teaches a variety of elder law courses in the J.D. and LL.M. and oversees the Elder Law concentration program for JD students. She is the successor co-author of Matthew Bender's Tax , Estate and Financial Planning for the Elderly, and its companion forms book, and a co-author of Representing the Elderly in Florida.. She is a member of the elder law editorial board for Matthew Bender.

Professor Morgan is a Past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Past President of the Board of Directors of the National Senior Citizens Law Center, past chair of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Aging and the Law and of the Florida Bar Elder Law Section, and was on the Faculty of the National Judicial College. She served as the reporter for the Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act. She served on the Florida Attorney Generalís Task Force on Elder Abuse and the Florida Legislative Guardianship Study Commission. She is a member of the academic advisory board for the Borchard Center for Law and Aging, an academic fellow of the American College of Trusts & Estates Counsel, a NAELA fellow, and a member of NAELAís Council of Advanced Practitioners. After a term on the Board of the ABA Commission on Law and Aging, she now serves as a special advisor to the ABA Commission on Law and Aging. Professor Morgan has authored a number of articles on a variety of elder law issues and has spoken a number of times on subjects of elder law.

Professor Morgan was the recipient of the 2003 Faculty Award on Professionalism from the Florida Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. She received the NAELA Unaward in November 2004 from President Stu Zimring for her accomplishments in the field of elder law. Professor Morgan, along with Professor Roberta Flowers, received the 2005 Project Award on Professionalism from the Florida Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism for their video series on ethics in an elder law practice. She received the 2006 Rosalie Wolf Memorial Elder Abuse Prevention Award from the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. She received the Homer & Dolly Hand Award for Faculty Scholarship in May of 2008, and the NAELA Presidentís Award from NAELA President Mark Shalloway in May of 2008.