Megan E. McDowell - A Cordell & Cordell Lincoln Divorce Attorney

Megan E. McDowell

Litigation Attorney

Lincoln divorce attorney Megan E. McDowell Before joining Cordell & Cordell, Lincoln divorce attorney Megan E. McDowell gained experience in juvenile court and had an opportunity to work at a family law firm prior to attending law school. There, she learned that family law provides diversity in cases and the opportunity for creative problem solving, which is what drew her interest.

“I have good interpersonal skills and am able to relate and build relationships with clients, other attorneys, judges, and court staff,” Ms. McDowell said.

Ms. McDowell always provides her clients with honest feedback, including what the likelihood is of them prevailing on any particular issue based on her experience. She helps them assess their goals and prioritize those goals throughout the case.

“Since most cases don’t end with one side getting everything they want, knowing which issues are most important to them helps me strategize in collaboration with them throughout the case to get them the best result possible,” she said.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. McDowell is licensed to practice in Nebraska.


Ms. McDowell earned her Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law. She received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a minor in sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. McDowell practiced family law (including dissolution with and without children, paternity, custody, child support and parenting actions, modifications of custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, contempt actions for child support, and parenting time and parenting time and parenting plans, including both initiating and defending), and juvenile court.


  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2015


"​Everything is going well and feels very natural. Cordell and Cordell seems to enjoy the unique challenges of each case."