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Melinda Mendes

Melinda Mendes

Kauai County, HI Criminal Law Attorney. Over 31 years trial experience.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • Hawaii
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Biography

Former Deputy Prosecutor and Deputy Public Defender with 31+ years of trial experience, and have worked on Kauai, Maui, and Oahu. Completed over 100 criminal jury trials. Available as an advocate for Clients on all types of Criminal Defense cases; OVUII/DUIs; and Temporary Restraining Orders on the Island of Kauai.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
Additional Practice Area
  • TRO & Order for Protection
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    20 minute free consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Hawaii
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Criminal Defense Attorney
Attorney at Law. LLLC
- Current
Member
Hawaii State Bar
- Current
Deputy Public Defender
Office of the Public Defender
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Attorney at Law. LLLC
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Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
County of Kauai
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Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
County of Maui
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Assistant U.S. Attorney
Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys Office- Tucson, Arizona
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Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
County of Maui
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Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
County of Honolulu
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Defender Intern
Office of the Public Defender, State of Hawaii
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Education
William S. Richardson School of Law
J.D. (1988)
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Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in International Law
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University of Hawaii - Manoa
B.A.
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Kahuku High & Elementary School
Diploma (1981)
Honors: Member of the Honor Society
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Awards
Top Dog Award
Department of the Prosecuting Attorney for the County of Maui
Professional Associations
County of Kauai Bar Assosciation
Current
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Hawaii State Bar Association  # 4937
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
P.O. Box 3504
Lihue, HI 96766
Telephone: (808) 212-6635
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