Melvin Stevens III
Joined Firm in 2022
Melvin understands the key to successful attorney-client outcomes lies in the relationships they form professionally and in their shared community.
- Graduate of University of Illinois College of Law cum laude
- Veterans Legal Clinic Student Attorney
Melvin Stevens III
Attorney in Champaign, IL
Melvin joined the Champaign office in 2022, focusing his practice on civil litigation. He intends to diversify and grow his practice, utilizing his experiences in casualty/tort litigation, employment & labor, healthcare, and Workers' Compensation.
A Champaign native, Melvin believes that the best lawyers integrate themselves into the community in which they practice. He understands the key to successful attorney-client outcomes lies in the relationships they form professionally and in their shared community.
Eager to expand his legal knowledge, Melvin worked throughout law school, first clerking for a firm in Champaign-Urbana assisting in real estate, will, and estate planning matters. After his second year of law school, Melvin worked remotely for a New York-based law firm and assisted in employment law and other civil litigation matters. In his final year of law school, Melvin served as a student attorney for the Veterans Legal Clinic, where he had the privilege of serving his local veteran population.
Melvin graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law cum laude.
J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, cum laude
B.A., University of Illinois, Psychology, magna cum laude
Licensure(s) and Admission(s)
State Courts of Illinois
Illinois Employer Update on the Biometric Information Privacy Act, Heyl Royster Employment & Labor Client Advisory, November 2023
“Idiopathic Falls: The Importance of Refuting ‘Significant Contribution’ Evidence,” Below the Red Line - Heyl Royster Workers' Compensation Newsletter (2023)
“Illinois Employer Update on Paid Leave,” Heyl Royster Employment & Labor Client Advisory, October 2023