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Melinda McElheny grew up on a farm in rural Kansas and worked for various corporations as a manager prior to studying law. She is a cum laude juris doctor graduate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management & Leadership from Friends University.

While at MHSL, she served as a law review managing editor and won a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Deals and Disputes. Melinda is licensed in the states of Kansas and Iowa. She teaches trial advocacy skills and criminal law as a part-time Adjunct Professor.

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