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422 W Riverside Ave, Suite 1100
Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 624-5265

Spokane Coeur d'Alene Law Firm, Real Estate law, Business and Corporate law, Banking law, Tax law, Litigation, Labor and Employment. 

Melanie M. Weigand

Weigand, Melanie M

Phone: 509.624.5265

Legal Assistant:



Primary Practice: Litigation


  • J.D., Seattle University, 2015, cum laude
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2012, magna cum laude

Melanie Weigand is part of Witherspoon Kelley’s Civil Litigation and Labor and Employment Departments. She specializes in labor and employment law, specifically in defending employers against claims of harassment, discrimination and retaliation in EEOC and Human Rights Commission complaints and advising employers on day-to-day corporate compliance. Melanie is also experienced in both family law mediation and criminal defense.  

Melanie joined the firm as an associate in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Melanie worked as a summer associate at Witherspoon Kelley after her first and second years of law school. During law school, Melanie externed for Chief Judge Rosanna Peterson of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington. Additionally, Melanie was selected as a competitor for Seattle University's National Moot Court Competition Team, and she served as the Public Interest Representative of the Student Bar Association and the KCWWL liaison to Seattle University as a board member of the Women's Law Caucus.  

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Spokane County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division: Treasurer
  • United Way Emerging Leaders Society: Board Member, Volunteer
  • Committee Member, Membership Committee Member
  • Notre Dame Club of Spokane: Board Member, Founder and Co-Chair of Spokane ND Women Connect
  • Spokane Society of Young Professionals: Member
  • Washington Women Lawyers: Member
  • Washington State Bar Association: Member
  • Spokane County Bar Association: Member
  • Federal Bar Association: Member 

Bar Admissions

  • Licensed to practice in Washington
  • Licensed to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • Licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit