Trial attorney Megan Cunniff Church has advice on facing fears in the courtroom

By: Start TV Staff     Posted: January 10, 2019, 4:09PM

Megan Cunniff Church is a trial attorney, representing clients in criminal and civil litigation, as well as regulatory matters. She is a former federal prosecutor, working for many years in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Illinois. There, she prosecuted a wide range of federal crimes, ranging from wire and bank fraud to money laundering, cybercrimes and human trafficking. She told Start TV, "In terms of fear, getting up in court, or the risk of making a certain argument, part of it is just taking a deep breath and going for it."

Growing up with a criminal defense lawyer for a father, Church said, "My dad was kind of an inspiration for my three sisters and me. We're all now lawyers."

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