Megan Von Ruhtenberg

  • Associate Attorney






With over a decade of experience in criminal defense, conducting dozens of jury trials and defending over a thousand criminal cases, Megan von Ruhtenberg has honed her trial skills and developed the professionalism needed to navigate the criminal justice system. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 2003, she was awarded her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University in 2008. Since that time her career focus has been criminal defense. Megan is licensed to practice in the State of Indiana as well as in the Southern District Court of Indiana. She is a fierce advocate for those facing criminal accusations, both felonies and misdemeanors and has gained expertise in narcotics and firearms cases. Being charged with a crime can create anxiety and confusion and Megan knows keeping her clients well-informed and involved throughout the process is very important. She provides guidance and support to her clients in addition to protecting their rights in the courtroom.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal Defense 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2009


  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. - 2008
  • Indiana University, Indianapolis
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science, Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member, 2021 to Present
  • Indiana Public Defender Council, Member, 2009 to 2021
  • National Association for Public Defenders, Member, 2018 to 2021

Past Employment Positions

  • Marion County Public Defender Agency, Attorney/Assistant Division Chief, 2009 to 2021


  • English