Megan Riesmeyer

Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Community Law Clinic

Professor Megan Riesmeyer is the director of Dickinson Laws Community Law Clinic, where she focuses litigation on family, disability, and poverty law. She chairs Dickinson Law’s Diversity and Educational Equity Committee, is a member of the Pennsylvania Joint State Commission on Domestic Relations Matters, and sits on the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Ethics Committee.

Professor Riesmeyer serves as a board member for the Community Justice Project (a statewide legal service agency) and as a board member for UPMC Carlisle Hospital.

Select Publications by Professor Riesmeyer

“How Can Pennsylvania Protect Itself From Its Own Measles Outbreak?” Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, April 2020, Volume 91 , No. 2.

“A Practitioner’s Guide to New Developments In Pennsylvania’s Child Protection Laws,” with Lucy Johnston-Walsh, Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, April 2015, Volume 86, No. 2

Megan Riesmeyer


Phone  717-243-2968


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J.D., Dickinson Law

B.A., University of Delaware

Research Interests
Poverty and the treatment that people living in poverty receive in the court system, specifically the family court system.

Current Courses
Advanced Clinic
Community Law Clinic