In order to screen for actual or potential conflicts of interest, advance appointments are required. The hourly fee for the first appointment is $250.00.
Melanie A. Calvert
Current Employment Positions:
Areas Of Practice:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1985
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1987
U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC, 1984 J.D.
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1977 B.S., cum laude
Emory University Graduate School, Atlanta, GA 1979 – 1980
Gooding v. Shearson Lehman (9th Cir. 1989) 878 F.2d 281
Chevlin v. Los Angles Community College District (1989)
212 Cal.App.3d 382
Kelly v. Methodist Hospital of South California (2000)
22 Cal. 4th 1108
Mercuro v. Superior Court (Countrywide Securities Corporation) (2002)
96 Cal. App. 4th 167
Honors and Awards:
Bar Register of Pre-eminent Attorneys, 1999 – 2002
One of Southern California’s Top Rated Attorneys (2015). Available, by invitation only, to the top 4.8% of attorneys, as rated by peers for ability and ethics.