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.
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
J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law
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
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
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