Irina Melnik


Location: Waukegan, Illinois
Phone: 847-244-4697
Fax: 847-244-4673
Email: Email Me

Irina Melnik joined SHAW LAW LTD. in 2015. Ms. Melnik, an attorney for nearly 15 years, concentrates her legal practice in all types of administrative, civil, criminal, family dissolution and disputes, landlord-tenant, land use, and real estate law. Ms. Melnik received a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a J.D. from DePaul University. Ms. Melnik served as an instructor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and studied International Business Transactions and E.U. Law on criminal court matters at the Ca’ Foscan University of Venice. Prior to entering law school, Ms. Melnik worked in real estate property management and development. Prior to joining SHAW LAW LTD., Ms. Melnik ran her own private practice.

Areas of Legal Practice

  • Administrative
  • Adoptions and Guardianships
  • Business/Professional Licensures and Compliance
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial and Corporate Transactions
  • Criminal Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • DUI and Traffic
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Expungements and Records Sealing
  • Family Dissolutions and Disputes
  • Fair Housing
  • Landlord-Tenant Evictions and Disputes
  • Land Use
  • Municipal Ordinance Compliance and Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Restraining Orders


University of Illinois, B.A. Political Science, Chicago, Illinois

DePaul University College of Law, J.D.