Melanie A. Kirk

Melanie A. Kirk

Associate
Location:
Lincoln, Nebraska
Phone:
402-817-6721
Fax:
402-475-0329
Email:

Melanie Kirk joined the firm in October 2016. Ms. Kirk focuses her practice on family law issues such as custody, divorce, adoption, child support. Ms. Kirk also represents parents in special education cases and is a member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. She works with the juvenile courts in Nebraska as a Guardian Ad Litem, and attorney for youth and families involved in the juvenile court system.

Ms. Kirk is a licensed family mediator, as well as approved to conduct specialized alternative dispute resolution for high-conflict cases involving domestic intimate partner abuse. Melanie is affiliated with The Mediation Center in Lincoln and is a member of the Nebraska State Mediation Association.


Ms. Kirk graduated from the University of Nebraska- College of Law in May of 2011. She received her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from Doane College in Crete, Nebraska in 2007. At Doane, she was a staff writer and editor for the State's oldest college newspaper, The Doane Owl. She received several Associated Press Awards for her work at The Owl. Ms. Kirk also participated in varsity soccer at Doane. Before completing her undergraduate degree, she was a licensed EMT.

In her spare time, Ms. Kirk continues her work with children in the community. She coaches the goalkeepers at Lincoln Lutheran High School in Lincoln. Ms. Kirk is a member of the Nebraska Bar and Lincoln Bar Associations.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Child Support
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Education Law
  • Family Law
  • Mediation and Collaborative Law

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2012

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Doane College, Crete, Nebraska
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Major: Mass Communications

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Lincoln Bar Associations

Past Employment Positions

  • Kirk Law Offices, Solo Practicioner, 2013 - 2016
  • Kirk & Mikolajczyk Law Offices, Partner, 2012 - 2013