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Practice Areas:Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, Municipal Law, and Real Estate Law
Note, Omnes Vulnerant, Postuma Necat; All the Hours Wound, the Last One Kills: The Lengthy Stay on Death Row in America, 80 Mo. L. Rev. 897 (2015).
Note, Does the Punishment Fit the Crime?: A Comparative Note on Sentencing Laws for Murder in England and Wales vs. the United States of America, 80 Mo. L. Rev. 1257 (2015).
Law School: University of Missouri School of Law, Juris Doctor, Columbia, Missouri
Undergraduate School: Stephens College, B.A. Legal Studies summa cum laude, minored in Theatre Arts, English, Music, and Forensic Science, Columbia, Missouri
Associations: The Missouri Bar Association, Jefferson County Bar Association
Biography: Note and Comment Editor, Missouri Law Review, 2015-2016; Director, H.A.T.T.S. (Historical and Theatrical Trial Society), 2014-2015; Secretary, Criminal Law Association, 2014-2015
Megan grew up in Wichita, Kansas, attending college prepatory school, Wichita Collegiate School, until her graduation in 2009. Megan then went on to study theatre at Stephens College, in Columbia, Missouri, where her passions changed and she decided to turn her attention toward the legal profession, switching her major from Theatre Performance to Legal Studies.
During her senior year at Stephens, Megan began working for Flat Branch Home Loans in Columbia, Missouri as an assistant to Mortgage Bankers and eventually gained her license as a home loan officer and was licensed to issue mortgages in the state of Missouri.
After spending a year with Flat Branch, Megan decided to turn her attention full-time to law school. She worked at the University of Missouri School of Law Library as a Reference Assistant, assisting students and members of the public in researching all aspects of law. In her spring semester of her second year, Megan studied abroad in London under a Barrister of the Inner Temple, learning international, European Union, and English law.
Megan has always found criminal defense to be an important aspect of our Criminal Justice System. Megan interned and externed for the Missouri Public Defender in the Boone County Trial Division and Central Capital Punishment Division. During her third year of law school, she participated in the Innocence Project assisting those wrongfully incarcerated.
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