Our Team > Melanie Frazier

Melanie Frazier is an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates and she has successfully defended more than 100 jury trials.  Ms. Frazier holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  She has been recognized by Detroit Business Magazine as a Top Lawyer of Metro Detroit.  She has also been recognized by America’s Top 100 Attorneys and America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.  Ms. Frazier practices in the Michigan Courts and the Federal Courts throughout the United States.

In her employment history prior to working with Cardelli Lanfear, Ms. Frazier served as a partner at a pre-eminent national law firm.  She was served as a managing attorney of the Michigan office of a national commercial defense law practice.





Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Magna Cum Laude, Davenport University, 1982

Juris Doctorate, Detroit College of Law, Cum Laude, 1986

Master of Laws in Intellectual Property, Cooley Law School, 2008

Admitted to the Bar

State Bar of Michigan 1986


Ms. Frazier served as an adjunct law professor and guest speaker at Cooley Law School related to trademark matters.  She has published many articles on trademark matters for client reference.


Practice Focus

Complex civil trials, personal injury, product liability, employment, commercial, auto and truck litigation, patent litigation, trademark and trade secret litigation.

Outside Interests

In her spare time, Ms. Frazier is devoted to her church and her family.  She enjoys travelling with family and friends.