Megan Arthur’s practice includes a wide range of complex litigation in state and federal court with a significant concentration in family law, including divorce, child custody, parentage, paternity, adoption, child support, alimony and prenuptial agreements. Ms. Arthur understands the life-altering situations her clients face and is dedicated to personally guiding her clients through the legal process with the primary goal being a reasonable, practical and equitable solution to domestic disputes. Ms. Arthur has a stellar reputation in the legal community and is a formidable opponent in the courtroom should your dispute become adversarial.
A native of Memphis, Ms. Arthur earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University in 2000. After graduation, she served three years as a broker’s assistant to several senior investment executives at a national financial planning corporation before earning her Juris Doctorate degree in 2006 from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
Ms. Arthur is proud to be an active member of the local legal community. Since her admission to practice law in Tennessee in 2006, Ms. Arthur has served three terms on the Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors, served three terms as a member of the steering committee for the Young Lawyers Section of the Memphis Area Legal Services Access to Justice Fundraising Campaign, and served as Vice-President of the Family Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association in 2014 and as President of the Family Law Section in 2015. Ms. Arthur has also served on other community boards and programs, including a three-year term as a member of the board of directors of the Downtown Memphis Commission (formerly the Center City Commission) for Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee (2010-2013). Ms. Arthur is a graduate of Leadership Memphis’s 2011 civic leadership class as well as a graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2012 Law Leadership Class.
Ms. Arthur is a member of the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations. Since 2013, she has been selected by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine to the Rising Stars list in the field of Family Law. In 2015, was nominated and elected as a Barrister Member of the Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court. Most recently she was elected by her peers in the Memphis legal community to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the Memphis Bar Association.
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I endorse this lawyer. Megan has a great reputation in the Memphis legal community and I personally turn to her with family law questions from time to time. She is also with a great law firm and is very involved and active with the Memphis Bar Association.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Memphis' 30 Finest Young Professionals||Memphis Cystic Fibrosis Foundation||2012|
|Member of 2011 Fast Track Program||Leadership Memphis Program for Emerging Civic Leaders||2011|
|Partner||Evans Petree, PC||2016 - Present|
|Attorney||Shea Moskovitz & McGhee,PLC||2011 - 2016|
|Associate||McWhirter, Wyatt & Elder, PLLC||2008 - 2011|
|Associate||Adams & Reese||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Memphis Bar Association||Member, Board of Directors||2016 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association, Family Law Section||President||2015 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association, Family Law Section||Vice President||2012 - Present|
|Downtown Memphis Commission (formerly Center City Commission)||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Association of Women Attorneys||Member||2006 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Board of Directors||2007 - 2010|
|The Commercial Appeal||Commercial Appeal Volunteer Profile||2013|
|University of Memphis Cecil B. Humphreys School of Law Law Review||Administrative Law: Hamby v. Neel: Claims to Applications for Benefits as Property Interests Receiving Procedural Due Process Protections||2006|
|University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Southern Methodist University||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|WREG News Channel 3 Live at 9||Statutory Changes to what is considered separate property in a divorce||2015|
|WREG News Channel 3||Dealing With Unpaid Child Support||2015|
|Good Morning Memphis||Demystifying Divorce (TV segment)||2013|
|Bench Bar & Boardroom Conference||Bringing Up Baby: Statutory Changes Concerning Grandparents' Rights & Maximizing Parenting Time in Tennessee||2012|