Megan Zavieh

Megan Zavieh

Megan Zavieh is a state bar defense attorney and general ethics counselor admitted to practice in California, Georgia, New York and New Jersey. She is the current Chair of the Executive Committee of the Solo and Small Firm Section of the State Bar of California and focuses her practice on assisting California lawyers. She is also a mother to four insanely fun and independent children ages 2 to 10, a mud-loving Spartan racer, and a runner. She passionately believes that her colleagues should not face disciplinary action alone, so she devotes her non-billable hours to developing new tools for self-represented lawyers to defend themselves before the state bar. She runs a virtual law practice at and blogs at California State Bar Defense.

The Attorney Advertising Rules Are Killing Us

How I Built an Online DIY Ethics Defense Playbook

Virginia Bar Takes Aim at Avvo

Five Steps to Unplug From Life and Work for a Week

How to Competently Reinvent Your Practice

Price Like a Professional Because That’s What You Are

Failing State Bars Are Deunifying, and That’s Not Necessarily Bad

Authenticity as a Social Media Marketing Strategy

Use Technology to Streamline Your Practice and Help You Stay Out of Ethics Trouble

Year-End Law Practice Checklist

Finding Accountability as a Solo Lawyer

The Profession Must Actually Help Addicted Lawyers

In the Courtroom, Personal Political Views Must Take a Backseat to Client Interests

Things to Keep in Mind When an Employee Leaves the Firm

California’s Chief Ethics Prosecutor Resigns Amid Ongoing Drama