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Ms. Melissa Clark handles litigation and bankruptcy for distressed consumers and small businesses. She also handles criminal defense cases in Arizona, California, Florida and New Jersey. 


 


She graduated from the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law in the top ten percent of her class (Order of the Coif). She was also a member of the Utah Law Review and served on the Student Bar Association. Clark was a member of the Moot Court Team that represented her school at the national competition in New York.


 


After law school, Clark clerked for the Honorable Daniel A. Barker of the Arizona Court of Appeals. There she gained a valuable behind-the-scenes perspective on how the Arizona Courts operate. Clark also clerked for the Honorable Judith A. Boulden of the Utah Bankruptcy Court.


 


Ms. Clark joined Higbee & Associates after working for one of Utah’s most prestigious law firms, Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough. At Jones Waldo, Clark represented clients involved in multi-million dollar civil cases.


 


Ms. Clark is a certified SCUBA diver and an avid writer.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Expungement: 50%
    8 years
  2. Bankruptcy: 50%
    8 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Scott Dewayne Mills

    Melissa has helped me with bankruptcy clients and I always know I can trust her work. I have found her to be totally dedicated to getting the job done right.

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    Scott Mills Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Maria Isabel Cueva

    Ms. Clark is a brilliant attorney who gets results for her clients. I can't think of anyone else I would go to for bankruptcy representation.

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    Maria Cueva Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

1504 Brookhollow
Santa Ana, CA, 92705

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200605/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Order of the CoifUniversity of Utah Law School2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Mathew Higbee2007 - Present
AssociateJones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough PC2006 - 2007
Law ClerkArizona Court of Appeals2005 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Utah State BarMember2006 - 2007
Arizona State BarMember2006 - 2007
Young Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - 2007
Moot Court Honor SocietyRegional Champion2004 - 2004
Student Bar AssociationABA Representative; Public Relations2003 - 2005
N/AN/A2003 - 2004
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
UtahLegal Developments2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of UtahN/AOther - BachelorsN/A