Melanie MacGillivray - attorney

Melanie MacGillivray


Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Business Law, and Corporate and Non-Profit Organizations.

Ms. MacGillivray has over 25 years of experience practicing in the areas of estate planning, real estate, and business law. She provides legal services related to all aspects of estate planning, business formations and transactions, as well as the development and purchases and sales of commercial, ranches, farms, vacant and residential properties throughout New Mexico.

In 2012, Ms. MacGillivray achieved the Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated status, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

When not assisting clients, Ms. MacGillivray serves on several non-profit boards reflecting both her interests and her commitment to the community. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, watching hockey, cooking, reading, and hiking.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of New Mexico

State Bar of Missouri


State Courts of New Mexico


Washington University in St. Louis, Juris Doctor Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Arts



American Bar Association State Bar of New Mexico, Trusts and Estates and Real Property Sections
First Judicial District Bar Association
Winslow Arts Trust, Board of Directors
New Mexico Renegades Hockey Club, Board of Directors
St. Francis Professional Association, Board of Directors

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