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January 16, 2013

Attorney general names assistant to lead Oklahoma Multicounty Grand Jury

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt Tuesday named Assistant Attorney General Megan Tilly as the new chief of the Attorney General’s Multicounty Grand Jury Unit. She replaces Charles S. Rogers, who recently was promoted to Senior Assistant Attorney General.

“From the time Megan joined the AG’s Office, she has impressed us with her intellect, attention to detail and a real passion for justice,” Pruitt said.  

Tilly will lead the state’s multicounty jury, which will begin its 14th session later this month in Oklahoma City. The grand jury investigates criminal matters in all 77 Oklahoma counties and handles matters of state interest as well as assists local law enforcement.

Tilly earned a bachelor’s degree at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. She earned a Juris Doctor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Procedure and was selected as a member of the Order of the Barristers.

Tilly has served as an assistant attorney general in the AG’s Multicounty Grand Jury Unit, and as an assistant district attorney for Logan and Payne counties, prosecuting general felonies and drug cases.

She serves on the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Bench and Bar Committee and the District Attorneys Council’s Justice Assistance Grant Board.

Tilly and her husband, Matt, who also is an attorney, live in Oklahoma City.

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