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Megan D. Halter

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T: 610.429.1369
F: 610.429.1379

790 E Market St, #330
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382

Megan D. Halter, Associate in the Firm’s West Chester Office, focuses her practice on representing children and their families with regard to education and special education law issues, including educational planning, student rights and discipline, and school policies and procedures, within both private and public schools systems. She also works with families to develop special needs and disability planning, and special needs trusts.

As the mother of a child with Autism, Megan has a particular interest in representing children and their families affected by Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders, helping families navigate through the school system and special education process, including seeking the successful integration and independence of children with special needs.

While Megan is licensed to practice law within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, she also spends a significant amount of time working for families of children with special needs in her home state of Maryland, and neighboring state of Delaware, acting as an advocate for the families during the IEP (Individualized Education Plan) process. She also acts as an advocate in legislative matters concerning Autism. 

Prior to practicing law, Megan acted as the Firm Administrator for Reger Rizzo & Darnall for several years. She currently also serves as the Office Manager for the West Chester, Pennsylvania office.


J.D., Widener University School of Law (2002)

Paralegal Studies, Villanova University (1996)

B.A., LaSalle University (1993)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Chester County Bar Association

Education Law Association

Chairperson, Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (Cecil County)

Civic & Charitable Associations
The Support Center for Child Advocates
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
Publications & Press Mentions
Author, PUC Changes Assessments: What this means for members of the transportation industry. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (September 28, 2015)
Author, Parental Special Education Advocacy Do’s & Don’ts. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (September 2015)
Speaking Engagements & Presentations
Presenter, IEPs and 504 Plans: A Legal Compliance Guide. The National Business Institute. (December 5 & 6, 2016)