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Melissa C. Schultz-Miller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Huntsville, AL

Melissa Miller Law Firm, LLC
111 Jefferson St N
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-970-7930
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Alabama Since: 2014
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
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Attorney Profile

Melissa C. Schultz-Miller is an attorney and the founder of Melissa Miller Law Firm, LLC, in Huntsville, Alabama. Ms. Schultz-Miller focuses her law practice on family, criminal and DUI cases, serving clients in Huntsville and North Alabama. 

Ms. Schultz-Miller provides compassionate and caring representation to each client. She gives every case personal attention and is committed to guiding her clients through each step of the legal process. She understands that a family-related legal matter or criminal charge can wreak havoc on an individual’s life and is always prepared to fight for the rights of her clients.

Since beginning her legal career, Ms. Schultz-Miller has developed a reputation as a respected and valued member of her legal community. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar Family Law Section, Criminal Justice Section and Women’s Section, and the American Bar Association Family Law Section and Young Lawyer’s Division. 

Additionally, Ms. Schultz-Miller belongs to the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. In recognition of her success, in 2017-2021, the academy included her on their “Top 10 Attorneys” list. 

Ms. Schultz-Miller holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Alabama. She earned her law degree from Birmingham School of Law, graduating cum laude. She holds a license to practice law before all Alabama state courts. Prior to opening her own law practice, she practiced at a private firm, developing her legal knowledge, skills and experience.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About Melissa C. Schultz-Miller

First Admitted: 2014, Alabama

Professional Webpage: https://melissamillerlaw.com/attorney-melissa-miller

Educational Background

  • Birmingham School of Law - cum laude, 2014
  • University of Alabama - Bachelor of Arts  Major:  Telecommunication & Film Minors:  Speech Communication & Law, Public Policy, and Society  , 1997

Pro bono/Community Service

  • I am very involved in my community.  Over the past couple of years, I have done everything from coaching youth athletics, plan school fundraisers to raising awareness for autism.  I particularly love working with children and helping with children's issues.  I also am very much involved in community work that helps disabled veterans, especially with family law or criminal matters.  , 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Guardian ad Litem Recertification, 2021
  • Divorce and Family Mediation, 2020
  • Domestic Violence Mediation, 2021
  • Guardian ad Litem Recertification, 2020
  • Guardian ad Litem Recertification, 2019
  • Guardian ad  Litem Recertification, 2018
  • Guardian ad Litem Recertification, 2017
  • Guardian ad Litem recertification, 2016
  • Guardian ad Litem certification, 2015

Honors/Awards

  • , Top 10 Best Law Firm, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2021
  • , Top 10 Best Law Firms, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2020
  • , Top 10 Best Law Firms, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • , Top 10 Best Attorneys, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • It was an honor for me to be recognized as a Top 10 Under 40 Attorney from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys for my work in the family law field., Top 10 Attorneys Under 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Alabama State Bar - Family Law Section, 2022
  • Alabama State Bar - Criminal Justice Section, 2022
  • Alabama State Bar - Women's Section, 2021
  • Alabama State Bar - Family Law Section, 2021
  • Alabama State Bar - Criminal Justice Section, 2021
  • Alabama State Bar - Appointed Counsel and Indigent Defense Committee, 2020
  • Alabama State Bar - Bench and Bar Relations Committee, 2020
  • Alabama State Bar - Specialization & Certification Task Force, 2020
  • Alabama State Bar - Quality of Life, Health, and Wellness Task Force, 2020
  • Alabama State Bar Lawyer Cares Task Force, 2020
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2018
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Civil Rights and Social Justice Committee, 2017
  • Alabama State Bar, Family Law Section, 2016
  • Alabama State Bar, Committee for the Diversity of the Profession, 2016
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, 2015
  • American Bar Association, 2014
  • Alabama State Bar, Women's Section, 2014
  • Alabama State Bar, 2014
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Office Location for Melissa C. Schultz-Miller

111 Jefferson St N
Huntsville, AL 35801

Phone: 256-970-7930

Last Updated: 6/23/2022

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