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Melinda Silk graduated from the University of Utah College of Law (S.J. Quinney College of Law) in 1997 with a Juris Doctorate.  While in law school, Melinda clerked for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Upon graduation, Melinda moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona working in Indian Gaming before moving to the Legal Defenders Office as a Legal Defender.  Melinda was recruited by Wachtel, Biehn & Malm and worked for the firm for a year before opening her own office in 2005.

California State University Dominguez Hills B.A. with Honors.
University of Utah College of Law, Juris Doctorate  William O. Leary Scholar.
Law Clerk at United States Attorney's Office in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mohave County Legal Defenders Office, Kingman, Arizona
Wachtel, Biehn & Malm, Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Silk Law Office, Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
"The Potential of Pro Bono"  LF Smith - UMKC L. Rev., 2003


Practice areas


  1. Family: 34%
  2. Child Custody: 33%
  3. Divorce: 33%



Hourly ($295/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Silk Law Office

59 Mulberry Avenue
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86403-6702


AZActive 199904/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ethics AwardUtah Bar Foundation1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkU.S. Attorney's Office, District of Utah1996 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawN/A1997