Brendan Melander

TEL: 602.263.1788
FAX: 602.200.7897
Legal Assistant: Mary Creed

Brendan works in the firm’s General Liability and Auto Trial Group, and focuses his practice on automobile liability defense, general civil litigation, premises liability, and products liability.

During law school, Brendan worked as a teaching assistant for a Legal Method and Writing course, and was an editor of the Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. Brendan earned the Daniel Cracchiolo Scholarship, and is a two-time William H. Pedrick Scholar. Brendan gained valuable experience working as a 2017 summer associate at JSH, where he assisted attorneys by drafting memos, motions and deposition summaries. In addition, Brendan was a judicial extern for the Honorable Kent E. Cattani and a legal intern for a Fortune 500 company based in Phoenix.

While pursuing his undergraduate degree in Marketing, Brendan served as an Officer and active member of Kappa Sigma – Rho Chapter. He earned the Regent High Honors Endorsement Scholarship, was on the Dean’s List for six semesters, and was a two-time Scholarship Leadership Award recipient.

In his spare time, Brendan enjoys rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers, playing on the firm’s softball team, surfing , playing fantasy football, and listening to podcasts.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (AADC)

Presentations & Publications

  • Smart Stadiums: an Illustration of How the “Internet of Things” is Revolutionizing the World,” Author, Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Spring 2017


Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D., 2018
Arizona State University, B.S., magna cum laude, Marketing, 2014

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2018