Morgan Hepler grew up in Liberty Lake, Washington. After earning his law degree and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Kansas in 2020, he worked as an associate attorney at Wagstaff & Cartmell in Kansas City, Missouri and as Corporate Counsel for Taylor Legal, based in New York City. In those roles, he focused on class-action litigation, business formations, mergers and acquisitions, and tech law.
While attending law school at the University of Kansas, Morgan was a Note & Comment Editor for the Kansas Law Review and a Moot Court Counsel member. He competed in the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition where he was awarded second best brief and the Jack E. Dalton Legal Writing Award. He co-published an article in the Environmental Law Reporter with the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Dean, Elizabeth Kronk Warner, entitled “Learning From Tribal Innovations: Lessons in Climate Change Adaptation.” He also completed a certification in Machine Learning at Cornell University.
Prior to entering law school, Morgan earned an Associate of Arts from Spokane Falls Community College and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Law from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. He spent time volunteering with several organizations, including the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) as an English teacher and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and he worked as a Purchasing Operations Analyst.
He is happy to be back in the Inland Northwest, especially in Sandpoint. He loves to snowboard, backpack, hike, spend time on the lake, be with his family, and travel. Morgan is married to Bailey Hepler, who is a teacher and Teach for America alum. Morgan and Bailey have a son, Arlo, who was born in 2021.
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