May 08, 2021

Joliet lawyer Amy Melton recognized by AIFLA

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the performance of Illinois’s Family Law Attorney Amy Melton as 2019 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction.

Melton, of Joliet, is a married mother of two children. She practices family and divorce law, as well as criminal defense.

After earning a bachelor degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Melton received her doctorate, cum laude, from Northern Illinois University College of Law. She received her Illinois law license in 1998 and later became a member of the Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois.

While in law school, Melton became an Assistant Editor of the Law Review. Her article, “Blind Leading the ‘Colorblind’ – The Evisceration of Affirmative Action and a Dream Still Deferred,” was published and has been repeatedly used as a legal reference by other authors.

Melton can be contacted at 815-280-5007 or visit

The institute is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in each state. Selection is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research and AIOFLA’s independent evaluation.

AIOFLA’s annual list was created to be used as a resource for clients during the attorney selection process.