Megan Santano (formerly Collins) is an associate practicing in primarily family law and estate litigation.
Megan was born in Penticton, but grew up in Ontario. She completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan) with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. While completing her degree, she volunteered at the Kelowna General Hospital in the adolescent psychiatric unit. During her third year, Megan spent a semester abroad in Brisbane, Australia attending the University of Queensland.
Megan completed her Juris Doctor at the Thompson Rivers University in the Spring of 2021. During law school, Megan played on the volleyball, dodgeball and hockey team. On the weekends she travelled to Salmon Arm to play competitive ringette.
Megan articled at small law firm in Summerland, British Columbia and was exposed to many different areas of law including, family, estate, real estate, personal injury and civil litigation. While articling Megan was given conduct of her own small claims file and several family law files. Since joining Pihl Law Megan has worked on a broad range of family and estate matters. Megan’s favourite part of being a lawyer is interacting with clients and figuring out how she can help them navigate complex legal issues.
Outside of the office you can find Megan still making the drive to Salmon Arm to play Ringette. She also enjoys cross country skiing, hot yoga, hiking, and paddle boarding. Megan dreams of becoming a mediator.