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John Hunt Morgan, PSC
Attorneys at Law

John Hunt Morgan, Esq.
- Licensed to Practice in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia

- Ranked in the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers


Richard Couch, Esq.
Licensed to Practice in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia.


We strive to be one of the most sought-after providers of legal services involving Social Security/SSI, Black Lung, Workplace Injuries and Diseases / Worker's Compensation, and Product Liability. By working diligently and tirelessly, we have EARNED our client’s trust and would be honored to evaluate your potential case. Feel free to contact us or come see us for an office visit and let us also EARN your trust. We have offices conveniently located in Kentucky, and Tennessee, and we use the most advanced technology to keep our offices connected to each other and to our clients.

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Areas of Practice



Workers Compensation (KY)

Social Security
Disability / SSI

Workplace Injuries
& Diseases

Black Lung


Our Partners

        John Hunt Morgan

























Born in South East Kentucky, John Hunt Morgan has dedicated his law practice to meeting the legal needs of the people of the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia.  

Mr. Morgan spends his days (and many of his nights) fighting for the legal rights of those who have suffered an injury or contracted a disease due to the negligence of someone,  some product, or some company.  Mr. Morgan has dedicated himself and his practice to representing the injured and disabled and is ranked in the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers. 

If you have been injured or become disabled, please give Mr. Morgan a call.

Work Experience:

I have been in private practice since 1998.

Professional Background:

University of Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts Degree


Chase College of Law
Northern Kentucky University
Juris Doctor


Commonwealth of Kentucky
Supreme Court of Kentucky
Certificate of Admission to the Practice of Law


United States Court of Veterans Appeals

United States District Court
Western District of Kentucky


United States District Court
Eastern District of Kentucky


United States Court of Appeals
For the Sixth Circuit


United States District Court
Eastern District of Tennessee


Supreme Court of Tennessee
Licensed to Practice Law in all Courts of this State


United States District Court
Southern District of West Virginia


Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Licensed to Practice Law in the Courts of this State



Kentucky Bar Association (KBA# 87094)

National Trial Lawyers

Kentucky Justice Association

Tennessee Bar Association (BPR# 025151)

Tennessee Association for Justice

West Virginia State Bar (WVSB# 11118)

West Virginia Association for Justice

           Richard Couch

























I have lived in Kentucky all of my life, and my family were coal miners.  I have seen the devastation that the coal mining industry can do to a person’s body.  I am dedicated to helping those individuals get the benefits they worked so hard for and that they deserve.  I prosecuted for ten years and I am proven to work for justice.  I also served my county in Operation Iraqi Freedom and continue to serve in the Kentucky Army National Guard. 

Now, I am ready to serve you by providing a strong work ethic in my representation of you in gaining the benefits you deserve.


Leslie County High School, 1987

University of Kentucky, BA 1991, Political Science

Eastern Kentucky University, College of Law Enforcement, MS, 1993,  

Criminal Justice with emphasis on Police Studies

St. Mary’s University, College of Law, JD, 1997

Admitted to the Kentucky Bar, May 1, 1998

Licensed to Practice Law by Supreme Court of Tennessee,

January 8, 2010

Work Experience:
Law Clerk, 41st Judicial Circuit, Kentucky, 1997-2000

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, 2000-2009

Assistant Clay County Attorney, Jan 1, 2019 to present

Military Experience:
Kentucky Army National Guard, HHB, 138th Fires Brigade,
Lexington, Kentucky

   Current rank and position: Captain, Operational Law Judge Advocate

Kentucky Army National Guard, HHC 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade.  

   Current rank and position:  LTC, Law and Land Warfare Officer


Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09, September 07 – June 08
Ice Storm 09, Jan-Feb 09, in support of Kentucky State Active Duty

Operation Enduring Freedom, 2012-2013, Horn of Africa

1. Kentucky State Active Duty Ribbon
2. Kentucky Commendation Award
3. Overseas Service Ribbon
4. Reserve Component Service Medal with M Device
5. Army Service Ribbon
6. National Defense Service Medal
7. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
8. Iraqi Campaign Medal with Campaign Star
9. Meritorious Service Medal
10. Meritorious Unit Citation
11. Army Commendation Medal with 3 bronze oak leaf clusters
12. Army Achievement Medal with 2 bronze oak leaf clusters
13. Army Commendation Medal with 1 bronze oak leaf cluster
14. Army Achievement Medal with 1 bronze oak leaf cluster

Free and Accepted Masons, Clay Lodge #798, past master,  Deputy District Grand Master, Grand Lodge of Kentucky, District #26, 2009-2010
Scottish Rite, 32 degree
Shriner, Oleika Shrine, Lexington, Kentucky
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vice Junior Commander, Manchester VFW Post #7606

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