Sep 6, 2021
Christopher Melcher is a leading name in the field of family law and a Partner of Walzer Melcher LLP. He primarily works with celebrities, business owners and trust beneficiaries in divorce cases. His specialization lies in discretional practice and navigating the financial aspects.
Christopher brings over 27 years of total experience to the table for his clients, with almost 20 of those at his current firm. His first experience as a lawyer came from his father’s law firm where he handled criminal defense and personal injury cases. Aside from his practice, he also teaches as an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine Law.
There are few better ways to get your name out there like appearing on TV. Even on smaller networks, there is a tangible sense of importance and credibility that TV gives to people. Most law firms or lawyers only appear in advertising. However, some have found the secret to being featured as a source by media outlets. This not only gives exposure to the lawyer but also reinforces their expertise for all to see. It’s an effective strategy, but one that few people enjoy.
Christopher Melcher has made a name for himself by appearing on multiple channels as a reliable source. Most recently, he has been giving his insight on the Britney Spears conservatorship case. His law firm has built its reputation on privacy and outstanding service, working for some of the most well-known families in California. He was able to find his niche as a media source, and now, so can you.
On this episode of the Spill the Ink! podcast, Michelle Calcote King sits down with Christopher Melcher, a Partner of Walzer Melcher LLP, to learn the secret behind becoming a legal source for media outlets. Christopher talks about finding his start as a source and how he leveraged it into the career he has today. They go over the pitch process, preparing to speak on television and the importance of relationships. Stay tuned for more!