Melinda Kollross Appointed Vice Chair of DRI Center for Law and Public Policy Amicus Committee
Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that Melinda S. Kollross has accepted an appointment as vice chair of the Amicus Committee of the DRI Center for Law and Public Policy.
The prestigious Amicus Committee, to which Melinda was named a member in January, is responsible for filing amicus curiae briefs in select cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. As she steps into the role of vice chair, Melinda will assist in leading committee activities while continuing to support the DRI Center for Law and Public Policy’s missions of scholarship, legal expertise and advocacy.
The DRI Center for Law and Public Policy provides the most effective voice for the defense bar in the discussion of substantive law, judicial process, constitutional issues and the integrity of the civil justice system at both the national and state levels.
Melinda is an AV-rated Preeminent shareholder and Chair of Clausen’s Appellate & Trial Monitoring Practice Group, handling post-trial and appellate litigation for savvy clients nationwide. Licensed in Illinois and New York, she has litigated more than 200 appeals in state and federal reviewing courts, including those in Florida, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho and Washington, as well as participation in three appeals before the United States Supreme Court.