Melanie J. Rhodes
Ms. Rhodes has been affiliated with Wolf & Fox, P.C. since August 2000 and became a partner in January 2006. Ms. Rhodes practices in all areas of divorce and family law, with an emphasis placed on those cases that involve domestic violence. Ms. Rhodes has presented at many conferences regarding numerous issues related to domestic violence. Additionally, while in law school, Ms. Rhodes authored and lobbied the first statute through the New Mexico Legislature which required courts to consider domestic violence when making child custody decisions.
In addition to her extensive work in the area of domestic violence laws, Ms. Rhodes also heads Wolf & Fox, P.C.’s criminal defense division where she ensures the protection of the rights of people facing felony and misdemeanor criminal charges throughout New Mexico including DWI/DUI and drug related charges. Ms. Rhodes is committed to minimizing the impact that an arrest, criminal charge, and potential conviction can have on a client’s life, future, and freedom.
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