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Melinda N. Muir Rivers

Melinda N. Muir Rivers


Melinda Muir Rivers joined Grasso Law Firm in 2019 from a boutique law firm in Phoenix, where she primarily represented national residential developers in multi-party complex construction defect actions in California and Arizona.

Ms. Rivers has over 20 years of legal experience in a wide range of areas. After graduating from law school at the University of Arizona, Ms. Rivers practiced law in Los Angeles for nine years, several of which were at a national law firm. Thereafter, she returned to her home state of Arizona. She has represented clients in disputes pertaining to commercial litigation, real estate, construction law, construction defect, personal injury, municipal law, and police liability. Her clients have included construction companies, homebuilders and developers, corporations, municipalities, banks, and telecommunications companies.

In her free time, Ms. Rivers enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. In addition, she volunteers at her church and cheers for the Arizona Wildcats.

Court Admissions



U.S District Court, Central District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Arizona

State Bar of California

Professional Clerkships

United States Attorney’s Office

San Diego County District Attorney’s Office

Pima County Attorney’s Office

Arizona Attorney General’s Office


J.D., University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law

B.A., Communication Studies, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Contact Melinda N. Muir Rivers:

(480) 739-1206

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