Megan is from a family of doctors. But her concern for others made her choose a career where she, not her clients, would have to wear a weird gown during an examination.
Megan is a partner at ALG, where she has a mixed trial and appeal practice. She appears regularly at all levels of court in Ontario and at the Supreme Court of Canada. She has defended clients facing all manner of charges, from shoplifting to murder, and has a a particular interest in privacy law and criminal liability under the Assisted Human Reproduction Act. She speaks frequently at conferences and is consulted by boards, organizations and corporations on criminal and constitutional issues. She is an active member of the Criminal Lawyers Association and serves on the Advocates Society’s Young Advocates Standing Committee.
Megan earned her Bachelor of Arts from McGill University where she studied English literature and North American politics and ran varsity track in her spare time. She studied law at the University of Toronto, receiving her Juris Doctor in 2009. She was called to the Ontario bar in 2010 after articling at a prominent Toronto criminal law firm. Prior to joining ALG, she returned to her hometown of Regina to work as a law clerk at the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.
Megan is dedicated to her clients and prides herself on her creativity. She is known among her colleagues for squashing the petulant resistance that legal problems serve up.