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.

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