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J.D., Ohio State University, 2005

  • Moot Court-Herman Intra-School Moot Court Competition, 2004
  • Moot Court-William E. McGee National Civil Rights Competition, 2005
  • George R. Beneman Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance in Moot Court, 2005

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2003-2005

B.A., Capital University, 2002

  • Merle Brown Award for Outstanding Service in Intercollegiate Debate, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals of the Sixth District, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2009
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I am passionate about service. I understand that excellent service extends not only to my clients, but also to the community in which I live. 

Melvin is a shareholder in the Columbus office of Reminger Co., LPA, focusing his legal practice in several areas including personal injury, employment, government liability and professional negligence.  Additionally, Melvin has extensive experience in appellate matters, including representing clients before Appellate Courts throughout Ohio, the Ohio Supreme Court and the U.S. Sixth Circuit.  In addition to his work with Reminger, Melvin serves on the Executive Board as Legal Counsel for Kids Voting of Central Ohio, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating lifelong, informed voters among todays youth. 

Melvin is originally from Akron, Ohio but moved to Columbus to attend college at Capital University. As a college student, Melvin was a member of the basketball team, editor of the school newspaper and the recipient of the Merle Brown Award for Excellence in Intercollegiate Debate. Melvin attended law school at The Ohio State University, where he was a member of the Civil Rights Moot Court Team and won Second Best Brief in the national competition. He was also ranked as a top ten speaker out of sixty participants.

Melvin is a member of a number of professional organizations. In addition to his legal career, Melvin is committed to the community and enjoys the opportunity to use his experience to help others. He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., and frequently speaks to high school and college students about career choices. 

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine 

Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Ohio Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

Kids Voting Central Ohio, Board of Trustees

Skye Forney Foundation, Inc. (Ohio Urban Debate)

City of Columbus Records Commission

Kids Voting Central Ohio, Board of Trustees

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