Melinda G. Young

Melinda G. Young: Attorney with Bretz & Young, L.L.C
  • Partner at Bretz & Young, L.L.C
  • 3 Compound Drive, Hutchinson, KS 67501
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  • Melinda is a native of Hutchinson, Kansas. She received a B.S. degree from Friends University. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Young was a certified legal assistant for Bretz Law Offices assisting in all types of injury claims.
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    2.6/5.0 (1)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (2)
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Biography

Melinda Young is a native of Hutchinson, Kansas. She received a B.S. from Friends University and she received her law degree from Washburn University School of Law. During Law school, Ms. Young was a two time published author and an Editor for the Washburn Law Journal. She received the John F. Kuether Award for Outstanding Comment for her publication Discrimination for the Sake of the Children.

Ms. Young started working at Bretz Law Offices, LLC at its inception in 1997. She originally worked as a paralegal and helped start Bretz Law Offices, LLC in 1997. Her love of the law, and particularly her love of helping injured clients, inspired her to pursue a law degree. Following graduation from law school, she gained additional experience practicing law in Iowa until returning to her hometown of Hutchinson and rejoining the firm. She joined the firm as a partner in 2013 and the firm name was changed to Bretz & Young.

Ms. Young currently handles all types of injury claims including auto accidents, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, product liability, premises liability, workers compensation, and employment law. She recently obtained the largest judgment in Iowa for an intentional infliction of emotional distress claim arising out of a wrongful termination suit.

Ms. Young is licensed in Kansas and Iowa and by the United States District Courts in Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma, Illinois and Missouri. She is recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and as an Outstanding Young Lawyer by KC Magazine. She is a member of the Kansas Association of Justice and Kansas Women Attorneys Association. She is also a member of Cause for Paws and a former board member for The American Red Cross.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(620) 662-3435  Phone
(620) 662-3445  Fax
byinjurylaw.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1782, Hutchinson, KS 67504-1782
University Attended:
Friends University, B.S., Business Management, 2003
Law School Attended:
Washburn University of Topeka School of Law, J.D., 2006
Year of First admission:
2006
Admission:
2006, Iowa; 2009, Kansas
Memberships:
American Bar Association; Reno County Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Hutchinson, Kansas, February 24, 1973
ISLN:
919006650
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 2.6/5.0 (1 review)
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    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      1.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      3.0/5.0

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    Client Reviews

    • 4.9/5.0 (2 reviews)
    • 100% (2 recommendations)
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.5/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 01/21/16 in Personal Injury.

      I was hit by a car as a pedestrian. Bretz & Young got all of my medical bills covered and made sure I was compensated. Every time I called the paralegals and attorneys were so helpful. They even explained things to my daughter! I would recommend Meli... Read more

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      I was hit by a car as a pedestrian. Bretz & Young got all of my medical bills covered and made sure I was compensated. Every time I called the paralegals and attorneys were so helpful. They even explained things to my daughter! I would recommend Melinda Young to anyone who is injured. Read less

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    • Recommended 4.8/5.0 Rated on 02/15/16 in Personal Injury.

      I was injured while I was still a minor, so Bretz & Young helped me for a long time! When the annuity didn't pay out like it was supposed to, I called, and then I had my check in a week. I would recommend Bretz & Young!

      I was injured while I was still a minor, so Bretz & Young helped me for a long time! When the annuity didn't pay out like it was supposed to, I called, and then I had my check in a week. I would recommend Bretz & Young! Read less

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