Melody A. Kramer – FreelanceLaw.com

9710 Scranton Road Suite 160
San Diego, California 92121, United States

  • 855-835-5520

Practice/Organization Description

Melody A. Kramer, Esq. is a veteran trial attorney, entrepreneur, visionary, author, and speaker, committed to positive change in the legal industry.

Since graduating from the University of Nebraska College of Law and being awarded the Order of Barristers, Ms. Kramer has spent her career in courtrooms throughout the country, beginning with criminal defense and prosecution in Lincoln, Nebraska, a stint as Special Prosecutor for Crimes Against Children on the Omaha Indian Reservation, and varied civil litigation cases in Nebraska and California, and finally spending the past seven years handling complex patent infringement litigation for a San Diego R&D company.

On the side, Ms. Kramer has embarked on projects to create positive change in the legal profession, including co-founding the National Association of Freelance Legal Professionals, founding FreelanceLaw.com (an online resource connecting law firms with freelance legal professionals), and her upcoming book "Why Lawyers Suck and What You Can Do About It" set for publication in February 2014.

Bar Admissions

California

Nebraska

United States District Courts for Southern California, Northern California, Central California, & Nebraska

8th Circuit Court of Appeals

Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

Omaha Tribal Court

Education

J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law

Lincoln, Nebraska

B.A. Music

Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska

Professional Associations & Memberships

National Association of Freelance Legal Professionals, Co-Founder

FreelanceLaw, Inc., President/Founder

State Bar of California

Nebraska State Bar Association

Ethics Committee

Judiciary Committee

San Diego County Bar Association

Iowa Sex Crimes Investigators Association

International Women's Writing Guild

Honors and Awards

Order of Barristers 1993

Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
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