22708 Mariano Street
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
T. (818) 340-1950
F. (818) 340-1990
Melinda W. Ebelhar
Education: Occidental College (B.A., Psychology/Theater, cum laude, 1979); University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D. 1983).
Admitted to: California and New York State Bars; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Courts in California.
Professional Experience: Of Counsel, Benedon & Serlin, LLP (2015-present); Senior Counsel Head of Law and Motion/Appellate Department, Collins Collins Muir & Stewart (2012-2015); Associate, Litchfield Cavo LLP (2005-2012); Adjunct Professor (Conflicts), Glendale College of Law (2007-2008); Associate, General Counsel’s Office, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (1994-2004); Associate, Lustig & Brown (N.Y., 1993-1994); Associate, LaFollette, Johnson, DeHaas & Fesler (1984-1993).
Member: Certified Specialist, Appellate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization; Commissioner, California State Bar Appellate Advisory Commission (2016-present); California Court of Appeal Settlement Officer, District Two; Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Appellate Courts Committee).
Recipient: Southern California Super Lawyer, in Appellate Law, 2014‑2017; Top 50 Women Southern California Super Lawyers, 2015-2017.