Meagan graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary in 2018. During law school Meagan was an active volunteer at Student Legal Assistance where she represented individuals from the low-income community in Provincial Court. Before joining HMC Lawyers Meagan completed the first part of her articles with Student Legal Assistance where she had the opportunity to gain valuable oral advocacy experience running family law and criminal law trials.
Meagan was the Student Director of Pro Bono Students Canada during her second and third year of law school and oversaw the development and execution of programs designed to provide legal information and assistance to the public at large.
Meagan was also actively involved in the mooting program and was on University of Calgary’s Gale Moot team in 2018. Meagan worked as a Research Assistant to Dr. Michael J. Nesbitt throughout law school, and co-authored a paper published in 2019 entitled “Terrorism Sentencing Decisions in Canada Since 2001: Shifting Away From the Fundamental Principle and Towards Cognitive Biases”.
Prior to law school Meagan received a BA from McGill University in Religious Studies (Honours). During her undergraduate degree she volunteered as a crisis counsellor and worked as a research assistant. She continues to be passionate about volunteer work and community involvement.