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Roberta Jean Penning Megel, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1979, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1979, Nebraska 1981, United States District Court Nebraska 1981. Recipient Appreciation award, Nishnabotna Council Girl Scouts, 1984.

Background

Megel, Roberta Jean Penning was born on September 24, 1953 in Omaha. Daughter of Robert Joseph Megel and Zora Daisy (Huisman) Penning Megel.

Education

Bachelor with magna cum laude, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1975. Juris Doctor, Creighton University, 1979.

Career

Private practice Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1981—1986. Appointed public defender Pottawattamie County Juvenile Division, since 1986. Poet. camp member.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa 1979, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1979, Nebraska 1981, United States District Court Nebraska 1981.

Membership

Volunteer Lawyer's Project, Iowa, 1982—1984. Leader Nishnabotna Council Girl Scouts United States, 1983—1984. Member of American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, American Judicature Society, Nebraska State Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association (committee on alternative dispute resolutions).

Connections

Married Terry Michael Megel, May 18, 1974.

father:
Robert Joseph Megel Megel

mother:
Zora Daisy (Huisman) Penning Megel

spouse:
Terry Michael Megel