Title/s: Adjunct Professor
Megan Healy McClung works part-time from home, where she raises her three young children. She currently trains attorneys for two pro bono programs she manages on behalf of the Chicago Bar Association: the Statutory Summary Suspension Volunteer Program and the Municipal Court Pro Bono Program. Megan also develops trial skills trainings offered to 25,000 CBA members through its College of Trial Advocacy. Each spring, she teaches Trial Advocacy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she has taught since 2002.
Megan is an accomplished trial lawyer from her years as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago Law Department, Torts Division. There, she defended the City of Chicago in a variety of liability and personal injury related matters. In the past, she also prosecuted building and land use violations on behalf of the City, and litigated real estate, employment and commercial matters while in private practice.
In 2006-2007, Megan served as Chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association. She has served in a variety of leadership roles, including the the 2008-2010 CBA Board of Managers, CBF Board of Directors, the CBA Strategic Planning Committee, Chair of the CBA Moot Court Competition and Co-Editor of the YLS Journal section of the CBA Record magazine.
Megan received her JD, magna cum laude, in 1998 from Northern Illinois University College of Law, where she was a Notes and Comment Editor of the NIU Law Review, a Graduate Assistant for the NIU Student's Legal Assistance Office and recipient of the 1998 NIU Outstanding Woman Student Award. She received her BA in Sociology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1995.
BA, Sociology, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, 1995
JD, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1998