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Alexander C. Melin

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Alexander C. Melin is an attorney at Edgar Law Firm LLC, in Kansas City, Missouri since joining the Firm in early 2023. Alexander brings a wealth of litigation experience and a passion for justice to his work at the Firm. Alexander represents clients in a broad array of areas, including complex commercial disputes and fraud cases.

In his five years prior to joining the Firm, Alexander worked in Kansas City law firms in the areas of plaintiffs' personal injury and insurance bad faith, helping those harmed by the negligence and the wrongdoing of others. Prior to moving to Kansas City in 2017, Alexander worked as an Assistant Ford County Attorney in Ford County, Kansas. Before that, he began his career at a general practice in southwest Kansas where he was exposed to a wide variety of practice areas.

A native Kansan, Alexander attended the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, Kansas, graduating in the top ten percent of his class in 2006 with a B.A. in Slavic Languages and Literature. Alexander went on to earn his M.A. in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies there in 2008. Alexander subsequently studied law at the University of Kansas School of Law, graduating with his J.D. in the top ten percent of his class in 2014. While he was in law school, Alexander interned with the Finney County Attorney in Garden City, Kansas, and with the American Chamber of Commerce in the Republic of Georgia.

Alexander is married and has a daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing chess, studying languages, reading, and traveling.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex and Commercial Litigation
  • Business Torts
  • Fraud/Misrepresentation
  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Protection

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2014
  • Minnesota, 2016
  • Missouri, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2020

Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: International Trade and Finance Certificate
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: Graduated with Distinction (top 10 percent of class) and with Honors from the University of Kansas Honors Program
    • Major: Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    • M.A. - 2008
    • Major: Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Seven-time CALI Excellence for the Future Award Winner (top grade in particular law school course)
  • Order of the Coif