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Mr. Mellor obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University in 1988. While at Cornell he was a member of Cornell University’s National Debate and Forensics Team, repeatedly recognized as an exceptional debater and individual public speaker throughout the country. Mr. Mellor obtained his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law in 1992.
He was admitted to both the California and the District of Columbia Bars and has been practicing law for over 21 years in both state and federal courts, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Mellor started his own Real Estate and Business Litigation Practice in 2001 and has had three published opinions in the California Courts of Appeal since that time.
Mr. Mellor is the immediate past chair of the Executive Committee for the Litigation Section of the State Bar of California and was chair in (2007-2008); vice-chair (2006-2007); treasurer (2005-2006); secretary (2004-2005) and Executive Committee member (2002-2004). He also assists with the State Bar’s Real Estate Section Committee in California. He has special interests in real estate and business litigation involving loan modifications, foreclosures, mechanic’s liens, construction defects, business contracts, business entity formation, and technology.
District of Columbia, 1995
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1993
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1993
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1993
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1993
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1988
Richard Blade, KROQ, SiriusXM, VH1
Metro Property Solutions
Succorro Software Systems, Inc.
GGS Investments, Ltd.
Mill Man Steel, Inc.
J.A. Russo Enterprises, Inc.
Enterprise Equities, LLC.
Remax All Stars
State Bar of California, Litigation Section, 2006 – 2007
Vice-Chair, Executive Committee
State Bar of California, Litigation Section, 2005 – 2006
Treasurer, Executive Committee
State Bar of California, Litigation Section, 2004 – 2005
Secretary, Executive Committee
State Bar of California, Litigation Section, 2002 – 2004
Member, Executive Committee
State Bar of California, Real Property Section
Department of Real Estate
Real Estate Brokers License
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