Megan C. Zwisohn

Title: Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney
Phone: (804) 693-4995

Megan Zwisohn graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University in 1991.  She received her Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 1995, having spent her third year studying with the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond.  Megan taught as a full-time instructor in Old Dominion's Criminal Justice Department from 1995-1997.  She taught substantive criminal law for Old Dominion as an adjunct professor from 1997 until 2015 and has been an adjunct at William & Mary Law School since 2013.  

Megan began her career as a prosecutor in 1997 in the Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.  She worked in the Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office from 2003 until 2012 where she was a Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney until joining this office in 2012 as the Deputy.

Megan has served as faculty for the Commonwealth's Attorney Services Council's Trial Advocacy Course since 2004. She has also been called on to lecture and train prosecutors and law enforcement officers on a variety of topics.  Megan is currently a co-chair on the Executive Advisory Council for Teens with a Purpose, an organization dedicated to supporting teens in need through the arts and encouraging community leadership.  She also serves on the board of REACH (Reading Enriches All Children), and has volunteered as a shelter reader.

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