Melissa Schroeder

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Lenexa, KS

The Kelly Law Firm L.L.C.
 | 11900 W. 87th Street Parkway,, Suite 250
Lenexa, KS 66215
Phone: 913-451-1119
Fax: 913-451-0004
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Melissa Schroeder is the principal attorney at The Kelly Law Firm. Located in Lenexa, Kansas, and providing representation to clients throughout Johnson County, she focuses her practice on divorce and other family law matters. In that regard, Ms. Kelly assists people who are facing the end of their marriage and dealing with such issues as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and complex asset and debt division. A tenacious and skilled litigator, she often helps her clients to seek accords on some of these issues through negotiations and other alternative dispute resolution procedures.

Ms. Kelly also has extensive experience in helping her clients obtain modifications or enforcement of existing orders. In addition to her matrimonial practice, other family law matters that she has handled have included paternity disputes and fathers' rights. Ms. Kelly also assists victims of domestic violence who are petitioning for appropriate protective orders. In addition to family law, she has taken on criminal defense cases, including driving under the influence and other felony and misdemeanor charges.

As an undergraduate, Ms. Kelly attended Kansas State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1993. Remaining in the state, she pursued her legal education at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1995. While in law school, Ms. Kelly served on the staff of the Washburn Law Journal. She has been with her current firm since 2000. Admitted to practice before all Kansas and Missouri state courts, Ms. Kelly is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

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


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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About Melissa Schroeder

Admitted: 1996, Kansas

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
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Office Location for Melissa Schroeder

11900 W. 87th Street Parkway,
Suite 250
Lenexa, KS 66215

Phone: 913-451-1119

Fax: 913-451-0004

Melissa Schroeder:

Last Updated: 7/2/2019

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