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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.

  • Supreme Court of Tennessee, 2006
  • Tennessee Court of Appeals, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2006
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2007
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Selected by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine to the Rising Stars list in field of Family Law
  • Elected as Barrister Member of the Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court
  • Board of Directors, Memphis Bar Association
  • Associate editor, University of Memphis Law Review
  • Dean's Award of Academic Excellence for Best Legal Brief
  • Dean's Award of Academic Excellence for Best Legal Memorandum
  • Comment: Administrative Law–Hamby v. Neel: Claims to Applications for Benefits as Property
  • Interests Receiving Procedural Due Process Protections, 36 U. Mem. L. Rev. 783 (2006)
  • The Commercial Appeal, Volunteer Profile (2013)
  • WHBQ FOX13, “Demystifying Divorce” (TV segment); Good Morning Memphis (2013)
  • NBC-WMCTV News Channel 5, “Why Divorce Rates Rise in January” (TV segment) (2016)

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