Attorney J.K. MORAN, or ”JK” as his clients know him, was born John Kenneth Moran, Jr., in Providence, Rhode Island. He established himself early on as a gold medal winning, nationally ranked public speaker.
World Class Education
He then entered the prestigious University of Notre Dame. One of the youngest students to attend Notre Dame, he also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (majoring in English), in just three years.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army, including a “hardship tour” in Thule, Greenland, our country’s first line of defense during the Cold War.
He received his Doctor of Law degree from Villanova University School of Law near Philadelphia. He was the only student at the law school to ever maintain full time employment while completing a three year curriculum. While there, he was awarded a scholarship and merited selection for the esteemed Resident Counselor Program. He also attended USC and UCLA. He completed his specialized education by completing the rigourous curriculum of the National College for the DUI Defense* on the campus ofHarvard Law School
Our Current Specialized Services
With state of the art law offices in Palm Springs, the Moran Law Firm is successfully representing visitors and residents from all walks of life, including the rich and famous. This law firm offers you the added advantage of familiarity and winning experience in the local courts and at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in San Bernardino. Call within 10 days of your arrest so we can save your license! If you call immediately, we may even be able to stop the charges from being filed.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Bird Award||Desert Bar Association||2000|
|President's Pro Bono Service Award||State Bar of California||1982|
|Founder||Moran Law Firm||1982 - Present|
|City Attorney||City of Rancho Mirage||1981 - 1981|
|City Attorney||City of Palm Springs, CA||1975 - 1982|
|Staff Council to Law Revision Committees||State Bar Of California||1974 - 1974|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||1998 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Barrister||1979 - Present|
|California Attorneys for Criminal Justice||Member||1974 - Present|
|California Public Defenders Association||Member||1974 - Present|
|National Institute of Municipal Law Officers (NIMLO)||Defending Rent Review Ordinance||1980|
|Loma Linda University School of Public Health||N/A||Continuing Education||2006|
|Harvard University Law School||National College for the DUI Defense||National College for the DUI Defense||1998|
|Villanova University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1973|
|University of Notre Dame||English Literature||AB - Applied Baccalaureate||1967|