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Attorney Melanie Beauchamp

MelanieWhen Melanie Beauchamp was five years old, she was arguing with her Father when he looked at her and said, “Kid, you’re going to be a lawyer when you grow up.” Today she uses those valuable skills to help others. Melanie Beauchamp is the owner and Principal of Oracle Law Group, a successful law practice which has been serving clients in the Phoenix metro area for over thirteen years.

Ms. Beauchamp served as law clerk for Justice James Moeller and Justice Ruth McGregor of the Arizona Supreme Court. Ms. Beauchamp obtained her Law Degree from the University of Virginia. She earned a Master’s in Economics from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from York University in Toronto, Canada.

Professional affiliations include membership in Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association and the Arizona Women Lawyers Association. Ms. Beauchamp is also an active member of the Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce.

Melanie lives in Ahwatukee, has two sons, Zach, 23, a Vassar graduate now working at the Food Network, Adam, 18, a graduate of Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee and two rescue dogs, Kacey and The Sunshine Band. She also enjoys volunteering her time mentoring at risk girls, scuba diving, snow skiing, fine wines, cooking and eating, weight lifting, hiking, gardening and laughing.

Beauchamp has appeared in Federal, State, Justice and City Courts.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • U. S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1992

Education

  • Law Degree, University of Virginia School of Law, 1990
  • Masters in Economics, George Mason University, 1987
  • Bachelor of Arts, Honors in Economics, York University,
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1985
  • Arizona College of Trial Advocacy, Tucson

Career Highlights

  • Law Clerk for Justice James Moeller of the Arizona Supreme Court.
  • Law Clerk for Justice Ruth McGregor of the Arizona Supreme Court.
  • Over 300 trials including jury trials in federal, state, city and justice courts.

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court, President 2010-2012
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyer’s Association
  • Entrepreneurs Organization (EO)
  • The National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • Arizona Small Business Association
  • Better Business Bureau of Central Arizona
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Certified Woman Owned
  • Enterprise (WBENC)
  • Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce
  • Chandler Chamber of Commerce
  • Homeward Bound Board Member
  • Professional Distinctions/Publications
  • Winner, “2014 Hollywood Book Festival”
  • Winner, “2014 Great Southeast Book Festival”
  • Runner Up, “2014 Beach Book Festival”
  • Runner Up, “2014 Paris Book Festival”
  • Runner Up, “2014 Great Northwest Book Festival”
  • Runner Up , “2013 Hollywood Book Festival”
  • Runner Up, “2013 Southern California Book Festival”
  • Runner Up, “2013 Halloween Book Festival”
  • Honorable Mention, “2014 New York Book Festival”
  • Honorable Mention, “2014 Great Southwest Book Festival”
  • Honorable Mention, “2014 Los Angeles Book Festival”
  • Honorable Mention, “2013 San Francisco Book Festival”
  • Honorable Mention, “2013 New England Book Festival”
  • Honorable Mention, “2013 Great Midwest Book Festival”
  • Recipient, “2013 Ahwatukee’s Best” Award
  • Recipient, “2013 Ahwatukee Business Women of the Year” Award
  • Book Author, “DUI: The Next Day”
  • Recipient, “Arizona Companies to Watch 2009” Comerica Bank Award
  • Recipient, “2009 ASBA Award”
  • Article, “Featured Today’s Arizona Women 2002”
  • Article, Arizona Woman Million Dollar Club 2005 to 2010
  • Nominated, “Athena Award” Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
  • Nominated and Finalist, “Palo Verde Award” Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce
  • Article, “Working Vacation 2005” Arizona Republic Business
  • Article, “Lawyer Plans Ahwatukee Resource Center” Arizona Republic
  • Article, “Helping Their Community” Phoenix New Times
  • Appearance, Channel 3 Good Day Arizona
  • Article, Today’s Arizona Woman
  • Article, “No Adult Trial in Basha Plot” Arizona Republic
  • Article, “Arizona Teens to be Offered Drunkenness Test Kits” Arizona Family
  • Associated Press Report
  • Article, “Holiday Décor Issue” Arizona Republic

Public Appointments

  • Ahwatukee Foothills Village Planning Committee 2010
  • Appointed by Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon
  • Community Participation and Contributions
  • Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce
  • Ahwatukee Foothills Soccer Club
  • Ahwatukee Foothills YMCA Fun Run, Sponsor
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Amor Industries International
  • AWLA 31st Annual Convention
  • Arizona Elite Girls Basketball Club
  • Arizona Italian American
  • Arizona Rattlers Charities
  • Arizona State University Foundation
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Fire Department
  • Black Board of Director’s Project
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Brophy Athletics
  • Brophy Mother’s Guild
  • Celebrity Fight Night
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center
  • Cystic Fybrosis
  • Denise P. Lust Memorial Scholarship
  • Festival of Lights Board Member and Sponsor
  • Florence Crittenton
  • Freedom Fund
  • Friends of Crisis Nursery
  • Goldwater Institute
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Helping Hands Housing Services
  • Homeward Bound Board Member
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Kimberly Lewis School of Dance
  • Kyrene De La Sierra PTO
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • MDA
  • Mountain View Lutheran Church
  • MPHS Girls Soccer Booster Club
  • National M.S. Society
  • Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Phoenix Polar Bears
  • Phoenix Suns
  • Pride Lacrosse
  • Rescue Mission
  • Rio Salado Foundation
  • Southeast Valley Youth Football
  • Steve Nash Foundation
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Tempe Soccer Club
  • West Valley Fine Arts Council
  • Women’s Global Empowerment Fund World Team

Seminar Faculty

  • AACJ Annual Seminar – 2008 to 2014
  • Lorna Lockwood – 2005 to 2012
  • Bar Review CLE Instructor – 2011 to 2013