Senator Morgan McGarvey is the 2016 recipient of the University of Kentucky College of Law’s Young Professional Award. Each year, the UK College of Law recognizes one lawyer who has graduated in the past 10 years and has distinguished herself or himself professionally or in the community. McGarvey was recognized at the annual KBA Alumni Reception on May 11 in Louisville.
McGarvey’s practice focuses on litigation, drawing upon experience he acquired as a Special Assistant Attorney General in Kentucky and in Washington D.C. as a staff member for Congressman Ben Chandler. He was elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012 and represents the 19th District (Louisville). Senator McGarvey’s committee appointments include Banking and Insurance; Licensing, Occupations, and Administrative Regulations; State and Local Government; and Transportation committees.
An active member of his community, McGarvey is involved with the March of Dimes and the New Leaders Council.