Melvin Anderson, CRIMINAL DEFENSE
Attorney at Law
The Sole Practitioner
Melvin Anderson is a sole practitioner and can provide an extremely reasonable FLAT FEE of $1,500. He does not have the overhead of law firms. The saving is to your benefit. The Law Office of Melvin Anderson is committed to providing you with top notch legal support. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding. To provide low cost legal representation we do not support an office or a staff, but we have the resources of the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Arizona Bar Association, the Maricopa County Superior Court Library, the Scottsdale Bar Association, and access to legal professionals. It is competency, energy and a willingness to work which fosters success. We fight for you!
Criminal Defense Attorneys in Phoenix generally know the rules, whether a person has been in practice a year, or twenty years.
Felony cases are $150 per hour with a $3000 advance payment for which we deduct $150 for each hour expended in the client's case.
Melvin Anderson earned his J.D. Degree from Golden Gate University in 1988 summa cum laude. He soon joined the prosecutor's office in California as a deputy district attorney where he worked until December 2010. During that period he advocated in countless felony criminal preliminary examination hearings, filing and arguing motions in criminal cases, probation violation hearings, record clearance hearings, suppression motions, 4th Amendment illegal search and seizure hearings, and advocating in over 100 criminal jury trials to verdict, including Robbery, Assault, Burglary, Career Criminal, Attempted murder, and many misdemeanor charges.
Melvin Anderson believed that in starting his own practice, he could be effective in helping people deal with a variety of legal issues, allowing him to fully realize a passion for helping people at all levels of litigation and protection, coupled with his many years of experience. The combination can only be efficient and beneficial to any client.
Melvin Anderson passed the Arizona State Bar Examination in February 2011, and was admitted to practice in Arizona on June 13, 2011. He is active in a number of professional organizations including the Arizona State Bar Association, the Volunary Lawyers Program. He is an inactive member of the California State Bar Association.
Melvin Anderson also spent approximately 20 years in Employee/Labor Relations. The bulk of experience related to representing Employers in dealing with the National Labor Relations Board during pre-election hearings, unfair labor practice hearings, and conduct of NLRB election procedures.
After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, Melvin spent several years with the General Motors Labor Relations Department in California. He then joined the San Francisco Labor Council, where he negotiated labor agreements for Employers with warehouseman and Teamsters. After leaving the San Francisco Labor Council he joined the Western Newspaper Industrial Relations Bureau, representing Newspapers in the Western United States. He counseled employers on labor issues, union avoidance, and employee relations.
Law Offices of Melvin Anderson
P.O Box 3291
Carefree, Arizona, 85377-3291
(480) 809-5283 FAX: (480) 575-3041
Serving all of Arizona.
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