Megan Conkey Welcome to Athlete Defender

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Megan Conkey:

Megan Conkey attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana for her undergraduate studies. While at Tulane, Megan majored in Political Science and minored in Spanish and French. After graduating from Tulane, Megan moved to Miami, Florida where she attended the University of Miami School of Law. While at law school, Megan was Vice-President of International Moot Court and successfully competed at the Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Hispanic National Bar Association. Megan graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in May 2017 cum laude and is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida.

Megan started working for Jason A. Setchen, P.A. in May 2016 as a law clerk during which she was exposed to several NCAA matters and high profile family law cases involving professional athletes and celebrities. Megan has also worked assisting the firm’s various litigation projects before becoming an associate with the firm in 2017.

Megan’s interest in sports is untraditional as she has numerous years of experience with non-traditional sporting. Megan has been competitively riding horses for 14 years and prior to college, Megan also competed for many years with horses on the show circuit and won numerous awards and titles. While at Tulane University, Megan was a member of the Tulane University Equestrian Club during which she competed against other Universities in Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma representing the Green Wave of Tulane University. It was during Megan’s time at Tulane University that she first became interested in athlete advocacy and family law and she carried that interest forward into her studies at the University of Miami School of Law.

Megan is proficient in Spanish

Education:

  • BA, Tulane University
  • Juris Doctor, University of Miami School of Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida

Honors and Awards:

  • Order of Barrister Award, 2017 Recipient
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, 2016 Recipient
  • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award, 2016 Recipient