Meghan K. Forhan

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Meghan began her career in criminal law in 2013 when she Articled as a summer student at the criminal defence firm Sutherland Jetté Barristers in Vancouver, BC. She was called to the bar in 2015 and went on to open her own criminal defence practice before joining Mickelson & Whysall in October of 2016.

Meghan fights fiercely for her clients’ rights and never backs down from a challenge. She has acquired a significant amount of trial experience as a young lawyer representing clients across the lower mainland and northern British Columbia. Meghan’s caseload consists of Immediate Roadside Prohibitions, driving offences, sexual assaults, assaults, frauds, drug offences, civil forfeiture and firearm prohibitions.

Meghan is from Winnipeg Manitoba. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Honours Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo before completing her law degree at the University of Victoria. Meghan has also been published by the Canadian Bar Association where she wrote on the topic of Constitutional Challenges to Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Canada.

What Our Clients Say About Meghan

  • Dear Meghan, "I just wanted to thank you for all you are doing for my son. Today I saw you were putting your all into it and standing up for what you feel is right and what my son deserves. Thank you thank you thank you. I will recommend you to anyone who needs a lawyer in the future."

  • Dear Meghan, "From my initial interaction with Meghan, she displayed genuine interest in helping with my case. She listened carefully to my questions and comments and she responded clearly with analysis and advice aimed directly at the issue. Her approach was thorough, supported by a substantial research, which complemented her experience when in court. Her demeanor and personality enabled me to develop a trust and confidence in her advice, which as a paying client, I deem critical. It felt great to know that she had my best interest in mind"

  • Dear Meghan, "I want to extend my sincere gratitude for all you have done to assist [name removed] through this difficult stage. We are extremely grateful for the outcome and you've exhibited great professionalism. thank you, thank you so much for everything you've done."