About Our Lawyers

Melody A. Trujillo, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Founding Partner

Bar Admissions

California Bar

Education

University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Cal State San Bernardino

ABOUT MELODY

Attorney Melody Trujillo is a native of Riverside County and has served the Riverside and surrounding communities as a Family Law litigation attorney since 1992. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Attorney Trujillo’s near thirty years in a general practice law firm has been focused on the Family Law and Civil Courts in Southern California. She has successfully represented thousands of individuals experiencing the trauma of a divorce. She has stood and effectively argued for her clients in front of hundreds of different Judicial officers regarding disputed custody issues, parental alienation, breaches of fiduciary duty, putative spouse assertions, the characterization of client’s assets as separate or community, income assertions, child support, exceptions to and arguments for spousal support, and related issues.

Attorney Trujillo continues to be equally successful in her personal injury law practice. Her career settlement total is in the millions of dollars for her clients. Each client’s potential case is intensely analyzed for liability (fault), damages (actual injuries suffered; both present and future), recovery expectations (money available from all sources to help the injured), and long-term benefit(s) to each client. Whether the injury is the result of an automobile/motorcycle accident, animal attack or by a violation the clients’ Civil Rights it is Attorney Trujillo’s practice to carefully analyze and then provide methodical representation for each client to take them to a largest recovery as is reasonable and possible. She reminds each client that this area of law is not a race to the bank but a walk together that requires time and attention layers of insurance issues, documentation and dedicated commitment by the attorney and her client.

When asked what she enjoys doing when not in her law firm she is quick to describe her love for spending time with her husband and her yellow lab, traveling in their RV, and visiting her daughter in Germany (also an Attorney). She also holds a black belt in Kenpo Karate. Attorney Trujillo enjoyed her 60th birthday this year and believes that with her age and lifelong experience she brings more than a law degree to her clients. She provides them with compassion, purposeful direction, and zealous advocacy.


Heather Grey, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Bar Admissions

California Bar

Education

Arizona State University College of Law

Northern Arizona University

ABOUT HEATHER

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002, Attorney Heather K. Gray spent the first 16 years of her career as a prosecutor in Riverside County. In her years as a DDA, Heather handled thousands of criminal cases, prosecuted numerous jury trials and assisted in numerous investigations, giving advice on serious criminal matters. Heather prosecuted everything from simple battery, spousal abuse, robberies, burglaries, serious assaults to complex narcotics trafficking.  She spent many years in the charging unit, reviewing criminal investigations and determining what charges to approve and cases to file. She helped to start both the Mental Health and Drug Courts in Southwest Riverside County. Her years in those collaborative courts taught her to negotiate, plan and strategize. Heather is a tireless advocate for her clients. She brings an aggressive yet practical approach to all her cases. Heather was raised in Riverside, California. She attended college and law school in Arizona but returned to her native California to practice law and start her family.  Heather currently resides in Southwest Riverside County with her chaotic but beloved blended family. Her own firsthand experiences with family law bring a clarity that only experience can bring. She understands the fears and struggles divorcing couples face. She also understands the need to begin a new normal as quickly as possible. She is passionate about helping families heal and move forward.

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