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MELINDA C. SWAVELY

Licensed in: Guam, California (inactive)

Primary Practice Areas:
Immigration and Real Property Development

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Elaine Pelletier
Legal Secretary




Valerie Ampare
Legal Assistant

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Phone: (671) 646-1222
Fax: (671) 646-1223

EDUCATION:

University of the Pacific
McGeorge School of Law
Sacramento, California
Juris Doctor Degree - 1977

University of California at Davis
Davis, California
Bachelor's of Arts Degree - 1973

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

State Bar of California, 1978
United States District Court, District of Guam, 1978
Superior Court of Guam, 1978
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1980
Supreme Court of Guam, 1997

LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

DOOLEY ROBERTS & FOWLER LLP
Suite 201, Orlean Pacific Plaza
865 South Marine Corps Drive
Tamuning, Guam 96913
July 1997 to Present

Of Counsel in a six (6) member firm specializing in commercial, real property development, litigation, insurance defense, employment, and immigration matters. Personal emphasis in immigration law.

McCULLY LANNEN BEGGS & MELANCON P.C.
Suite 401, First Hawaiian Bank Building
Chalan Machaute
Maite, Guam 96927
August 1990 to July 1997

Of Counsel in an eight (8) member law firm specializing in commercial, real property development, litigation, immigration and maritime matters. Personal emphasis in immigration law.

McCULLY SWAVELY & LANNEN P.C.
Pacific News Building, 10th Floor
238 Archbishop Flores Street
Hagatna, Guam 96910
November 1987 to August 1990

Partner in a six (6) member law firm specializing in commercial, real property development, litigation, and immigration matters.

McCULLY & SWAVELY P.C.
Pacific News Building, 10th Floor
238 Archbishop Flores Street
Hagatna, Guam 96910
June 1981 to November 1987

Partner in a four (4) member law firm specializing in commercial, real property development, litigation, and immigration matters.

STAFF ATTORNEY
Public Defender Services Corporation
C & A Professional Plaza
238 Archbishop Flores Street
Hagatna, Guam 96910
June 1979 to June 1981

Work included criminal defense, civil litigation, family law, and immigration matters.

LAW CLERK
Superior Court of Guam
West O'Brien Drive
Hagatna, Guam 96910
May 1978 to June 1979

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
1988 to Present

American Immigration Lawyers Association Mentor for Business Immigration
1999 to 2005


 


Roberts Fowler & Visosky LLP
865 S. Marine Corps Drive, Suite 201
Tamuning Guam 96913

Telephone (671) 646-1222
Fax (671) 646-1223