Meghan Ann Collins Boyle, Esq.
Research & Writing Specialist
Meghan Ann Collins Boyle is an appellate attorney with the Federal Defender Office, MDFL. She is a graduate of Rollins College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, cum laude. Ms. Boyle earned her Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School at the University of Notre Dame.
Before working for the Federal Defender, she practiced law as an Assistant Public Defender for the 7th Judicial Circuit in Daytona Beach, Florida in the appellate division for eleven years. In that position, Ms. Boyle was primary attorney on over 150 non-capital appeals. Ms. Boyle was promoted to represent defendants in capital appeals to the Florida Supreme Court. She has appeared in oral arguments in front of the Florida Supreme Court and the Fifth District Court of Appeal. Ms. Boyle authored a section of the Drinking/Driving Law Letter, a West Group Publication.
Ms. Boyle has worked with the Federal Defender for more than nine years. She has represented defendants in direct appeals to the Eleventh Circuit, as well in motions before the district court. Ms. Boyle was granted certiorari and was lead counsel in Greer v. United States, 141 S. Ct. 2090 (2021), before the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Boyle also worked with the Intensive Reentry Court Program for several years representing men and women recently released from federal prison. She also spoke before the Central Florida Family Law Inn on the issue of the effect of outstanding child support obligations on former inmates.