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Melissa J. Chawla

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Associate Attorney
Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Phone:
612-326-3453
888-340-9311 (Toll Free)
Fax:
612-340-1154
Email:

Year Joined Firm

  • 2005

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Dissolution
  • Custody
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Child Protection
  • Juvenile

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2002

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List (Fall 2000; Spring 2002)
    • Honors: Rosalie Wahl Moot Court (2001-2002)
    • Honors: CALI Awards of Excellence (Evidence - Fall 00; Employment Law - Spring 02)
    • Honors: Minority Access Scholarship, William Randolph Hearst Scholarship
  • Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
    • B.A. - May, 1995
    • Major: Psychology
    • Major: Biology

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Minnesota "Rising Stars", 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Hon. Mel I. Dickstein, State of Minnesota, Fourth Judicial District, Minneapolis, MN, Law Clerk, 2002 - 2005
  • William Mitchell College of Law, Saint Paul, MN, Research Assistant to Prof. Eric Janus, 2000 - 2001
  • Regions Hospital, Psychiatry Department, Saint Paul, MN, Clinical Research Associate, 1997 - 1999
  • Regions Hospital, Psychiatry Department, Saint Paul, MN, Clinical Research Associate, 2000
  • Ramsey Clinic, Psychiatry Department, Saint Paul, MN, Intake Coordinator, 1996 - 1997
  • Ramsey Foundation, Saint Paul, MN, Research Assistant to Dr. Elizabeth Reeve, 1995 - 1997
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