Megan Winkel, one of the Victoria lawyers from Waugh & Associates
Megan Winkel
Criminal Defence Lawyer

Megan believes that all clients deserve robust and passionate representation. She understands how overwhelming it can be to face criminal charges and to be up against the powerful resources of the State. Megan works tirelessly to level out this power imbalance by ensuring that client’s Charter rights are protected and that all possible defences are explored.

Megan obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa, graduating cum laude in 2022. In her final year of law school, Megan was a practicum student at the Ontario Court of Justice. In this role, she researched complex criminal legal issues and drafted memoranda that helped to inform judicial decisions. Megan completed her articles at Waugh & Associates

Located in Victoria, BC, Megan represents clients facing criminal allegations in all levels of the criminal trial courts, including the BC Provincial and BC Supreme Court.

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology – University of Calgary
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude – University of Ottawa Faculty of Law