A DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW FIRM

(248) 614-9005

1755 W. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084

About Irika N. Mellin

PRACTICE AREAS



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IRIKA N. MELLIN

Senior Partner


Irika Mellin

Irika Mellin is exclusively dedicated to her Michigan clients in the areas of divorce and family law. She is completely focused on the needs of her clients and aggressively fights for the best outcome. A 1996 graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, she has been practicing family law since 1997. Ms. Mellin has years of experience in complex divorce and custody cases that range from amicable to contentious. Ms. Mellin devotes herself to each individual case and gives specific attention to both the present and future needs of each client.

Ms. Mellin is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Inter-Professional Association, and has served as a past chair and current member of the Oakland County Bar Association Family Court Committee. She has also served on the board of trustees for CARE House of Oakland County. Her dedication to her clients is mirrored in her dedication to her community and she volunteers with the Family Law Assistance Project. Her commitment is also demonstrated by her awards for charitable service and The Certificate of Appreciation from the Women's Survival Center. Additionally, Irika Mellin is well-known in the legal community, is a certified domestic relations mediator and is often a guest lecturer on family law related matters.

Clients in Michigan who need assistance in the areas of divorce, custody. parenting time, child support. spousal support, paternity, post-judgment enforcement and more find that Irika Mellin offers compassionate and thorough representation to all who require her services.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Divorce

  • Custody

  • Parenting Time

  • Child Support

  • Spousal Support

  • Post Judgment Enforcement and/or Modification

  • Complex Divorce

  • Custody Disputes

  • Alimony

  • High Asset Divorce

  • High Conflict Divorce

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Michigan, 1997

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1997

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2014

EDUCATION

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan | J.D. - 1996

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan| A.B. - 1993 | Major: Psychology

CLASSES/SEMINARS

  • Guest Lecturer at University of Detroit Law School

  • Guest Lecturer to OCC Family Law Class re: Drafting Pleadings & Pleading Requirements, 2007

  • Moderator: ADR in Family Law Seminar, 2007

  • Guest Lecturer: PTA and community members at Northern and Finney High Schools on Domestic Violence and PPO's

  • Lecturer on Initial Consultations for Introduction to Practice - Family Law (Oakland County Bar Association), 2009 - 2012

  • Authored Article: Things to Know that Can Make the Friend of the Court Seem a Little Friendlier

  • Guest lecturer each semester for the Law Practice Management Class(es) at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law , 2009 - 2014

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • "In recognition of unselfish efforts in assisting the indigent gain equal access to our legal system", Charitable Service Award to Mellin Robinson, PC, Family Law Assistance Project, 2009

  • Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Women's Survival Center

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • State Bar of Michigan, Family Law, Member

  • The Oakland County Bar Association Family Court Committee, Member

  • Care House of Oakland County, Former Board Member

  • Michigan Inter-Professional Association, Member

  • Vice-Chair for Oakland County Bar Association, Family Court Committee, Vice-Chair, 2006 - 2007

  • Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association Family Court Committee, Chair, 2007 - 2008

  • Sustaining Member of the Oakland County Bar Association, Member

  • The Board of Trustees for CAREhouse of Oakland County, Past Trustee , 2005 - 2011

  • American Inns of Court, Master, 2013 - Present

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