Concurrent Session 2B – Room 1A/B
About the Program
This program will highlight a practice and personality-based approach to social media for lawyers. We will cover multiple social media platforms and how to best utilize them, while maintaining ethical standards and practices.
Meghan Freed, Freed Marcroft LLC, Hartford
Attorney Freed focuses her practice on family law. She is particularly experienced with alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation, is a graduate of Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation, and has supplemented her formal legal education with advanced training in mediation.
Meghan has been widely recognized for her leadership in the legal community. In 2013, Meghan was named a Hartford Business Journal 40 Under Forty winner, and a Connecticut Law Tribune New Leader of the Law. She was included on the New England Super Lawyers® Rising Star list in 2013 for general litigation, in 2014 for her estate planning work, and again in 2015 – 2017 for her family law work. In 2014 the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) named her one of 40 Women for the Next 40 Years.
Meghan is also particularly proud of her practice within the LGBT community. Her name appears in the Connecticut Supreme Court’s groundbreaking decision on marriage equality, Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health, for which she co-authored an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Human Rights Campaign. Meghan has appeared on WNPR’s Colin McEnroe Show speaking about the state of divorce – same sex or otherwise, WNPR’s Where We Live, discussing the impact of the United States Supreme Court’s decisions in the same sex marriage cases, United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry, and on Lite 100.5 FM WRCH discussing the impact of divorce on clients’ emotional health. She is a founding executive board member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s LGBT Section. In 2015 she was named one of the National LGBT Bar Association‘s Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.
Meghan attended Mount Holyoke College. In 2004, she received her law degree cum laude from the Western New England College School of Law. While there, she received the highest distinction conferred by the Law School, the Norman Prance Award.
Meghan loves Hartford, writing, traveling, skiing, yoga, and the beach and the woods.