Megan's practice focuses on cases related to juvenile deliquency and certification, abuse, neglect, guardianships, adoptions, and adult criminal matters.

Before joining Shook, Megan spent seven years with the Missouri State Public Defender's Office. In this role, she tried more than 50 cases and successfully resolved more than 1,000 cases involving juvenile delinquencies, misdemeanors and felonies, including first-degree murder.

During law school, Megan was editor-in-chief of the UMKC Law Review, staff associate of The Urban Lawyer and a member of the Moot Court National Team. She received the Charles E. Whitaker Award for Academic Excellence and Wilbur Pollard Law Review Award, and was inducted into the Order of the Barristers.

Publications

Megan C. Roth, Note, Rocking the Cradle with Erickson v. Bartell Drug Co.: Contraceptive Insurance Coverage Takes a Step Forward, 70 UMKC L. Rev. 781 (2002).