wyssMegan Pownall Wyss

Megan Pownall Wyss joined LaScala Law in 2014 and has since dedicated her practice exclusively to the areas of family and child welfare law.  During her time with LaScala Law, Megan has successfully represented clients in family law matters including divorce, child custody, child support, and dependency.  Having experienced divorce as a child and young adult, Megan brings a unique and compassionate perspective to representing each client.

Megan is a childhood native of the Atlanta area.  She attended Purdue University and graduated with honors with her undergraduate degree in History and Political Science.  Megan went on to earn her law degree at Villanova University School of Law where she served as Managing Editor of Research and Writing of the Villanova Law Review, Chairwoman of the Villanova Law Honor Board, and was an active mentor and teaching assistant with the Villanova Law Academic Success Program.   Outside of work, Megan enjoys spending time with her husband, Adam, researching family genealogy and exploring historic Georgia.

Education:
J.D., cum laude, Villanova University School of Law
B.A., with honors, Purdue University

Bar Admissions:
Georgia, 2013

Organizations:
State Bar of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section
State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division
Daughters of the American Revolution

Publications:
Megan Pownall, Twenty-first Century Fingerprints:  The Third Circuit’s Approval of DNA Collection Upon Arrest in United States v. Mitchell, 57 Vill. L. Rev. 763 (2012).