Melvin McDonald

Profile Updated: July 31, 2019
Residing In Gilbert, AZ USA
Spouse/Partner Cindy McDonald
Occupation Attorney
Children Todd (born 1965)
Tamara (born 1967)
Troy (born 1970)
Tanya (born 1977)
Tara (born 1980)
Military Service United States Army Reserve  
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I was a research assistant with the Utah Supreme Court in 1967 and the Arizona Supreme Court in 1968
I was a prosecutor in Maricopa County from 1970-1974
I was a Superior Court judge from 1974-1981
I was appointed United States Attorney by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 - served until 1985
Private Law Practice since 1985 still actively practicing law for the past 50 years

School Story

Great memories with the East High School basketball team.

I was the equipment manager for the baseball team and, for a major game, forgot the bats and equipment

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I graduated from law school in 1968. I was a law clerk with the Arizona Supreme Court. I became a Maricopa County prosecutor in 1970. I was elected to the Superior Court as a judge in 1974. I served for 7 years. In 1981, I was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to serve as United States Attorney. I served from 1981-1985 when I resigned and went into private law practice. I remain an active attorney in Arizona. I have been a lawyer for 51 years. I have been married twice. My wife is Cindy McDonald. I have 5 children, 3 stepchildren, 20 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.