Passion for public service led me to a career in the Orange County District Attorney's Office where I served as a prosecutor for 16 years. During that time, I completed over 100 criminal trials (36 juvenile, 33 misdemeanor, 33 felony) and hundreds of preliminary hearings. I was assigned to Juvenile Court for a year and a half early in my career. I felt very strongly about my responsibility, even...Show more
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Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($350-$450/hour), Pro Bono (5%)
Posted by: a Adoption client 1 day ago.
We adopted our grandson with Meldie's help. The situation was difficult and unexpected but Meldie helped walk us though the process, being very...
Posted by: Wendy 7 days ago.
Meldie was exceptional to work with, she was extremely knowledgeable and very helpful. Meldie truly had our daughters best interest at heart.
Orange, CA6 months ago
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I endorse this lawyer. Meldie and I worked together on an education matter that involved significant legal and political issues. Meldie is a work...
Fountain Valley, CAAlmost 2 years ago
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Meldie is a caring, fearless and experienced attorney, forming a unique combination of qualities that would benefit clients seeking help with...
California Supreme Court
2009 LL.M - Master of Laws in Prosecutorial Science
Chapman University School of Law
2006 Community Service Award - Prosecutor
Victim Assistance Programs, CSP, Inc.
1994- present member
Orange County Bar Association
2011 Going the Distance: The Asportation Requirement for Simple and Aggravated Kidnapping in California
2003 Domestic Violence