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Megan Roper

Megan Roper


Marijuana Defense and Business Lawyer
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Roper & Mehler, The Dopest Lawyers in Town, PLLC
Dallas, TX

About Megan Roper

Attorney Biography

Megan is a proud life-long Texan. She was born and raised in San Antonio. She graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos before returning home to San Antonio to complete her law degree at St. Mary’s University School of Law.

As a law student, Megan worked at Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid where she helped low-income Texans with legal issues. She also interned at the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and the Office of Public Defender for the Western District of Texas. Her experience in the district attorney’s office was both enlightening and career changing. Working there opened her eyes to the vast and pervasive abuses fellow citizens suffer at the hands of the criminal justice system. That experience has made Megan a passionate advocate for the rights of her fellow citizens.

After receiving her law license in 2011, Megan devoted her practice to defending those accused of crimes by the government. She began her career in San Antonio, initially focusing on intoxication related offenses, including DWI and other drug crimes.

In 2015, Megan moved to Central Texas area and began a firm in San Marcos, where I defended a wide-variety of criminal accusations, including DWI, drug possession, assault, theft, and many others.

In 2016, Megan partnered with Daniel Mehler to form Roper & Mehler. Since that time, they have expanded their practice to serve more areas in Texas. In July 2016, they opened an office in Dallas to better service the North Texas area. Together Megan and Daniel have shifted their focus to cannabis related issues, including criminal defense and advice and consultation services for emerging businesses in the cannabis industry.

In addition to her work inside a courtroom, Megan is an advocate for the reform of cannabis laws in Texas.

Megan is a founding board member of the Texas Association of Cannabis Lawyers, a former board member of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, an active member of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Legal Committee of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.


Practice Areas

 
Marijuana Defense (51%)
 
Business Law (19%)
 
Criminal Defense (16%)
 
Appellate Law (14%)

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Résumé - Megan Roper

Bar Licenses

Texas State Bar
Texas
Member in Good Standing
2011

Work Experience

Roper & Mehler, The Dopest Lawyers in Town, PLLC
Founding Member of TX Assoc. of Cannabis Lawyers
2017

Owner - Roper & Mehler
2016

Owner - Roper Defense Law Firm
20142016

Litigator at the Law Office of Jamie Balagia
20122014

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Education

St. Mary's University School of Law
St. Mary's University School of Law
JD
2011

Texas State Univeristy
BA
2008

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Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Lifetime Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2017

NORML Marijuana Business Section
NORML Marijuana Business Section

NORML Criminal Defense Section
NORML Criminal Defense Section

San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
Member
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association

Texas Bar College
Member
Texas Bar College

Member
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
2016

Member
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
2011

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Awards & Recognitions

Top Criminal Defense Lawyer
San Antonio Scene
2017

San Antonio Scene Top Lawyer
SA Scene Magazine
2016

San Antonio Scene Top Lawyer
SA Scene Magazine
2016

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas

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Megan Roper
Roper & Mehler, The Dopest Lawyers in Town, PLLC
1341 W. Mockingbird Lane Ste. 600W
Dallas, TX 75247
www.dopestlawyersintown.com
Office: 888-367-3420

Secondary Address:
6136 Frisco Square Blvd. Ste. 400
Frisco, TX 75034

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Bar Membership Information

Texas Bar Membership -

Megan Roper - Membership information with The State Bar of Texas - Find more information about Megan Roper on The State Bar of Texas website including status and disciplinary history.


Nonprofit Organizations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


The NORML website also maintains its own



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