John Meehan is a third generation lawyer behind his father Justin and grandfather Jack Meehan. After playing football at Drake University and majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in History, John earned a full scholarship to Drake University’s Law School.
At Drake’s Law School John earned certificates in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Constitutional and Civil Rights Law, and in Public Service. During his final year in school John did two semesters of the Criminal Defense Clinic where he represented individuals charged with crimes in Polk County Iowa handling Assault, Possession, OWI, Stealing, and other criminal cases.
During law school John also worked within sports management for mixed martial arts, working with professional and amateur fighters, and their sponsorships, fight companies, contracts, and community relations.
Upon graduation John moved to Las Vegas, Nevada and worked in the legal department of Zuffa, LLC, also known as the Ultimate Fighting Championship. At the UFC he worked with contracts, legislation of mixed martial arts nationally, mixed martial arts regulation, copyrights, sponsorships, fighter contracts, combating illegal pirating, compliance, and fighter relations.
After passing the bar in February of 2014, John established Meehan Law, LLC.
As of 2015 John has been licensed as an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor working with prospective professional football players in the NFL and CFL.
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2014||07/29/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2017 Emerging 30 Under 30||Delux Magazine||2017|
|40 Under 40||The National Black Lawyers||2017|
|Attorney||Meehan Law, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Public Defender||Criminal Defense Clinic Des Moines||2013 - 2013|
|Legal Intern||Zuffa, LLC aka Ultimate Fighting Championship||2013 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Sports Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Missouri State Bar||Member||2014 - Present|
|Mound City Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Drake University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|Drake University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2010|
|Leggette v. Major Hospital (Name redacted)||$50,000 settlement|
|City of St. Charles v. K.F.||Nolle Prosecution|
|State v. P.||Nolle Prosecution|
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