Michael Mellgren first joined Reid & Hellyer in 2018 as a Summer Law Clerk. After a successful and informative first summer, Michael returned to the same position in 2019 before accepting a full-time offer of employment with Reid & Hellyer as a Law Clerk pending bar results from the October 2020 California Bar Exam. Currently, Michael is a Provisionally Licensed Lawyer (PL-497075) pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 9.49.

Michael is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside, obtaining his B.A. in 2012. Michael recently received his J.D. with a concentration in Civil Litigation and Trial Advocacy from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2020. During his law school tenure, Michael received the following academic honors: (1) Lloyd Tevis Award in Commercial Law (2020); (2) First Honors Award – Introduction to Negotiations (Fall 2019); and (3) CALI “Excellence for Future” Award – Introduction to Legal Skills I (Fall 2017).

In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing tennis, traveling, and reading.