Rodney A. Melkonoff

Rodney A. Melkonoff: Attorney with Delaney & Melkonoff, P.C.
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Rod Melkonoff is a Northern California transplant who has now spent more years in Arizona than in his home state. He graduated from the University of California and Golden Gate University School of Law. He is an active member of the Arizona State Bar and inactive member of the California State Bar. He has been with the firm since 1981 and has acted as the managing partner since 1984.

Rod has had over 40 years of experience with Social Security matters and is uniquely capable of addressing disability, retirement and survivors’ issues with equal competence, having spent nearly 9 years with the Social Security Administration in various positions - the last of which was as a staff attorney assisting the hearing judges at Social Security.

Rod is the past chairperson of Social Security Advocates, a sustaining member and past officer of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), and the founder and president of Circuit 9 Conference, Inc., a non-profit organization that holds annual meetings of experienced Social Security representatives from several western states.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Social Security Disability Law
  • Social Security
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
480-447-1742  Phone
602-257-1474  Phone
602-257-9399  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1978, Arizona; 1975, California

Peer Reviews

Phoenix, Arizona

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