Being an attorney is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream for Melissa C. Platt. As a fourth grader, Melissa wrote of her desire to help others with her knowledge of the law. Today, she finds great satisfaction in helping her clients give their loved ones a legacy of peace and prosperity.
Although Melissa dreamed of being an attorney since she was young, the road that has brought her to her current status was not a direct path. While attending law school, Melissa thoroughly enjoyed the study of the law but became increasingly disenchanted with the actual practice of law for many reasons. When, within days of taking the bar exam, Melissa discovered she was expecting her first child, she decided to put aside practicing law to pursue her other childhood dream of being a mother.
Several years later, when her husband was starting his own practice, Melissa was thrilled to discover it was possible to establish lasting relationship with clients and help them preserve and protect what matters most to them.
Melissa graduated with honors from Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School where she was a writer for the prestigious BYU Law Review. She is a member of the Utah State Bar. As a mother herself, Melissa is uniquely situated to understand the desires and concerns of her clients.
Melissa is married to her best friend, RobRoy, and has three beautiful children.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Graduated Cum Laude||Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School||2002|
|Graduated Magna Cum Laude||Brigham Young University||1999|
|Attorney||Platt Law, P.C.||2009 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Ivie & Young||2001 - 2001|
|Law Clerk||Reed Adams, Attorney at Law||2000 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|WealthCounsel||Member||2009 - Present|
|Family Wealth Planning Institute||Member||2009 - Present|
|Utah State Bar||Member||2002 - Present|
|Brigham Young University Law Review||Writer||2000 - 2002|
|Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Brigham Young University||B.A.||1999|
|Liahona Academy Parent's Education Night||Guardianship Planning for Minors||2009|
|Lehi 36th Ward Enrichment Night||Estate Planning 101||2009|
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