Melinda K. Reece Schaffner, Attorney at Law
Licensed to practice in the State of California since 1983.
Current residence Orange County, California. Currently a
partner at Gray & Prouty since 1990, practicing in Orange
County, Los Angeles County, Riverside, Pomona, and San
Bernardino locations. Occassional appearances outside
PRIOR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Carroll, Faile, Hahn, Wendell, Faile 1985-1988
Employed as an attorney practicing in workers' compensation and
personal injury litigation. Represented various parties
injured in work-related injuries and severe accidents and
Hartford Insurance Group 1983-1985
Employed as house counsel attorney handling all aspects of
Hartford Insurance Group 1970-1983
Employed in various capacities in multi-line insurance claims,
State of California. Positions included claims clerk,
claims adjuster, claims examiner, and claims supervisor.
Offices located in San Mateo, Santa Ana, Norwalk, and Brea,
Active member of the State Bar of California since 1983.
Workers' Compensation Defense Attorneys Association.
Orange County Bar Association.
Selected for membership in Cambridge Who's Who.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
Santa Ana College
Western State University College of Law 1979-1982.
Law review editor, teaching assistant 1982 to 1983.
Numerous subsequent continuing education courses and seminars.
Lectured in seminars for clients, as well as adjuster training