B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D., The George Washington University Law School
Meg Messier is a Staff Attorney in the Domestic Violence/Family Unit. Meg helps staff the Southeast DC Domestic Violence Intake Center and represents survivors of domestic violence in family law matters.
Prior to joining Legal Aid in 2023, Meg completed a clerkship for the Honorable Lisa A. Hall Johnson in the Fifth District Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland. In addition to assisting with legal research and writing for the 19 judges of the Fifth District Court, Meg facilitated the District Court’s two recovery-based alternative courts, Mental Health Court and Adult Drug Court.
Meg graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Global Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018. She also received a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She received her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 2022, where she participated in the Domestic Violence Clinic, the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, was a member of the Federal Communications Law Journal, and acted as the SBA’s Vice President of Outreach. During law school, she also completed internships with the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit and Legal Momentum.
Meg is fluent in French.