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Melanie Anne Friend

Melanie Anne Friend

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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Harris Wayne Leiner

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Harris Leiner Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • James Hill Wilson Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer.


    James Wilson Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

CowanGates PC

1930 Huguenot Rd
PO Box 35655
Richmond, VA, 23235

1930 Huguenot Road
Richmond, VA, 23235



VAAuthorized to practice law200603/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCowanGates2007 - Present
Judicial Clerk to Hon. Timothy MeredithCourt Of Special Appeals Of Maryland2006 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Richmond Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Metro Richmond Family Law Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationYoung Trial Lawyers Leadership Committee2010 - Present
Metropolitan Richmond Women's Bar AssociationBoard Member2007 - Present
Chesterfield County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of CourtN/A2007 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Thiel CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2003