POSITION:  

President
Attorney-at-Law



CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone:     +1.619.696.3600 x1
E-mail:      jim@melloslaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS: 

Estate Planning; Probate; Probate Litigation; Business Law; 
Corporate Formation; Real Estate Law


ADMITTED: 


Supreme Court of the United States of America - December 4, 2006

Federal District Court - Southern District of California - December 6, 1995

California State Bar - December 6, 1995


PROFESSIONAL LICENSES and CERTIFICATES: 

Supreme Court of the United States of America Bar 

California Real Estate Broker - License #012951280
California Notary Public – License #1335507
California State Bar – License #179552


EDUCATION:

Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Juris Doctor (J.D.), 1994

Law School Honors:
American Jurisprudence Award: Top Grade in Constitutional Law
Outstanding Student: Top Grade in Community Property

University of San Diego, 1989
Major: Bachelors in Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Minor: Political Science

University of San Diego High School ("UNI"), 1985 

J. Demetrios Mellos III

WORK HISTORY:

January 2005 – Present
ZVK Corporation, a Property Management Company, 
Vice President of Legal Operations

December 1995 – Present
J. Demetrios Mellos III A.P.L.C., Attorney-at-Law

January 1986 – December 31 2004 
ZVK Corporation, a Property Management Company,
Vice President of Business Operations

October 1995 to February 1996
Law Office of Milton J. Silverman, an AV Rated Law Firm, Law Clerk

September 1994 to May 1995
Garrison Armstrong Law Corp., Certified Specialist in
Tax Law and Estate Planning, Law Clerk


ORGANIZATIONS:

Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce
- Member at Large (January 1998 – December 2001)

- Member at Large (May 2007 – December 2010)

- Member at Large (December 2017 - Present)


University Club atop Symphony Towers
- Individual Member at Large (July 2006 to December 2011)
- Individual Member at Large (August 2014 to September 2017)


      Organizations a part of at the University Club:


                Enterprise Xchange Business Power Network
                - Committee Member (July 2006 to January 2007)
                - Chairperson (January 2007 to December 2011)


                Military Support Network


                Young Executive Society ("YES")



Corvette Club of San Diego Member [COCSD]
- Individual Member at Large (C4 & C5) (January 2001 – September 2004)
- Individual Member at Large (C7 Stingray) (January 2014 – Present)


Le Tip – Little Italy Business Networking Organization (April 2009 - December 2011)
- Treasurer [May 2009 - December 2011]

Mercedes Benz Club of America - San Diego Section 
- Individual Member (January 2008 – December 2010)
- Secretary, Appointed (April 2008 – December 2010)

Lincoln Club of San Diego County 
- Individual Member at Large (September 2005 – August 2006)

Navy League - San Diego Council 
- Life Member (January 2000 – Present)

Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
- Life Member (January 1999 – Present)

Al Bahr Shrine,  A.A.O.N.M.S. 
- Life Member (January 1999 – Present)

Al Bahr Shrine Greeters (January 1999 – December 2007)
- Quartermaster [January 2002 – December 2002] 
- Treasurer [January 2006 – December 2006] 
- Vice President [January 2007 – December 2007]

American Hellenic Institute Member [AHI] 
- Member at Large (January 1999 – July 2004)

Referral Exchange of San Diego (September 1997 – December 31, 2005)
- Mentor Chairperson [January 2002 – 2003]
- Power Lunch Promoter [January 2000 – December 2001]
- President [January 1999 – December 2000]
- Vice President [April 1998 - January 1999]
- Membership Chairman [September 1997 - April 1998] 

Le Tip Networking Organization (May 1996 - August 1997)
- President [April 1997 - August 1997]
- Secretary [April 1996 - March 1997] 

Toastmasters

     Voyagers (September 1990 – October 1997)
     - Individual Member (February 1996 – August 1997)
     - Present Rank: Competent Toastmaster [CTM] October 1997
     - Sergeant-at-Arms [September 1990 - June 1991] 

AHEPA - George Polos #505, North San Diego County (September 1988 – Present)
- First Vice President [June 1998 - May 1999]
- Board of Governors [June 1997 - May 1998] 

Free and Accepted Masons of California - San Diego Lodge No. 35 
- Life Member (1987 – Present)


COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:

Uptown Planners, Community Planning Group 

- Chair [April 2015 - April 2016]

- Board Member, Re-Elected to a New 4 year Term [March 2012 – Present]
- Board Member, Elected to a 4 year Term [March 2008 – March 2012] 
- Urban Design/Historic Resources Subcommittee 
  Appointed Voting Board Member [March 2007 – March 2008] 


ST. SPYRIDON GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH
Papanikolaou Scholarship Committee

- Board member [January 2013 - Present]


5 Points Business & Residential Property Owners Association 
(A Member of the Metro San Diego Community Development Corporation)
-  Co-Chair [January 2010 - Present]


Uptown Partnership - Five Points Advisory Committee
- Committee Member [May 2006 - December 2010]

Thomas Jefferson School of Law - Alumni Association Board of Directors
- Board Member [January 2006 - December 2007] 

Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) Association
- Board Member [June 1998 – January 1999] 

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