5.0 stars 7 totalReview Michelle Melen
Posted by Angela
I absolutely, and very highly, recommend Michelle. I really wish I could give her six stars. She made a very daunting, scary and stressful situation (filing for divorce) very manageable and doable. I appreciate how flexible she was with scheduling (and also her prompt response time). She patiently explains things step-by-step, and she was the most affordable lawyer I found. I could feel with each interaction we had that she truly cares about her clients. If anyone comes to me and asks if I know a good family law attorney, there is no doubt that I will tell them, “Michelle Melen… all the way.”
Posted by Sam
I had initial consultation with Michelle Melen, she asked the right questions, listened carefully, was very quick to understand the situation and explained in great detail about the problem I'm in, and how to approach it. I was seeking advice regarding false TRO/DV case that was filed by my wife. Since I'm on visa and decided to quit my job, the problem become more complex to solve. Michelle Melen walked me through the approach to take with great care and undivided attention. I would definitely hire her in the future. If you need any advice regarding family law and you live in San Mateo County, I highly recommend this attorney.
Posted by Peter
No divorce is ever easy but in my case Michelle Melen made that process just a little easier. Michelle was always available either in person or over the phone and gave advice that was easy to understand and to follow.
Above all Michelle was professional, courteous and very patient with me, throughout what was a very difficult time.
It is because of this I have no hesitation in recommending her services.
Posted by Masha
Michelle is and has been a true Blessing to my Divorce and Custody Case. She is very available and there for you. I'm so very glad that she absolutely took on my difficult case and stayed optimistic. She is extremely intelligent and knows the Law. She always followed through and was very punctual. She was also accommodating as I live in San Jose and her office is in Redwood City. Many times she would meet me halfway. She always kept me informed either by phone , email, or both. She has a great personality as well. I would absolutely recommend her.
Posted by Stephanie
I called Michelle for a consult - she was immediately responsive and provided thorough and excellent advice. She even recommended a very cost-effective way to handle my case instead - at detriment to herself. I was very impressed.
Posted by Jennet
I recommend Michelle Melen to handle family law cases. I replaced my first lawyer with Michelle and I was very happy I chose her. Her rate was one half lower and she was more attentive to my case. I can call and talk to her anytime. English is my second Language. Michelle has a lot of patience, explaining to me, coaching before mediation. I was able to get 50/50 custody of my child with child support and spousal support even though the judge had already granted temporary full custody of my child by my husband. If I did not get Michelle as my lawyer, I probably would not have got what I wanted. Thank you Michelle. Jennet.
Posted by Vaibhav
Going through divorce is not easy for anyone especially when your ex-spouse creates so many issues unnecessarily. I was totally heartbroken and shocked at the same time to see how my ex behaved. I was served with the divorce papers and was looking for attorney to respond and boy I'm so glad that I found Michelle. I called her and discussed my case with her. She was so patient and listened to me for a while and then explained me the whole process. She then came to meet me the next day and gave me some paperwork to sign (her retention agreement) and started on the case. She prepared the required documentation in no time and sent to me on email. As I travel extensively, she co-operated with me and always was there whenever I needed her advise. She is straightforward, trustworthy and very knowledgeable. She always kept me in the loop whenever she responded to my ex's attorney and always called me / texted me with the updates. She also helped me with my 401k plus split (QDRO) even though she is not an expert on that. She was always there to help whatever it was. I'm now completely done with my case and moved on in my life and I'm fully satisfied the way Michelle handled my case. Her charges are very nominal and the best in the industry. I highly recommend her and would anytime hire her again if needed. She is person you need on your side during divorce.