Megan McVicar is a dedicated and experienced criminal defense attorney who represents individuals facing criminal charges, appealing criminal convictions, and petitioning for federal habeas corpus relief. With over a decade of experience, Megan has handled criminal matters involving a broad range of offenses including theft, fraud, conspiracy, tax crimes, drug distribution, sex offenses, manslaughter, money laundering, bank larceny, and white collar crimes. Her legal research and writing skills have led to pre-trial dismissals and successful outcomes in both trial proceedings and in appellate proceedings before the Oregon Appellate Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In recent years, Megan has also devoted significant time representing federal prisoners seeking compassionate release under the First Step Act.
A life-long Oregonian, Megan received her BA from the University of Oregon and her law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School, where she was an Articles Editor for the Law Review.