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Languages spoken: Japanese, English

Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    17 years, 114 cases
  2. Social Security: 40%
    17 years, 117 cases
  3. Workers Compensation: 15%
    17 years, 17 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 5%
    17 years, 17 cases

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Law Office of Melvin A Cook

34 South 500 East
Suite 105
Salt Lake City, UT, 84102


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Citizen's AwardSalt Lake Police Department1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPearson, Butler, Carson, & Cook, PLLC2010 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Melvin A. Cook2003 - 2010
PartnerNelson, Cook, & Taylor2003 - 2010
AttorneyBean & Smedley, LLC2000 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR)N/A2013 - Present
Utah Association for JusticeN/A2010 - Present
Family Law Section Of Utah State BarN/A2003 - Present
Estate Planning Section of Utah State BarN/A2003 - Present
Utah State BarAttorney1996 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of UtahBusiness AdministrationMBA1999
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolJuris DoctorateJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of UtahHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Probate Process from Start to FinishProbate LitigationN/A