Chesterfield Divorce Attorney Melissa DeClue | Cordell & Cordell

Melissa DeClue

Associate Attorney

Chesterfield divorce attorney Melissa DeClueFamily is an integral part of Chesterfield divorce attorney’s Melissa DeClue’s life, and she believe that with each new phase comes transformation. As her clients navigate the transformation the proceeds, she wants to help ensure their rights are being properly advocated for.

“With each new case, I want to fight for my clients and pursue all legal avenues,” Ms. DeClue said. “I feel that individuals going through divorce deserve time with their children.”

Ms. DeClue’s sense of compassion is a defining characteristic. She enjoys connecting with others on a personal level that helps when defining goals and ideal outcomes.

“I have the ability to make my voice heard in a meaningful way to better the lives of others through advocacy,” she said. “I pursued a legal career to help others by fighting for their legal rights in the courthouse and community.”

Family issues are never easy, and the need for someone on your side is essential. Ms. DeClue wants to be that person for any and all who are going through difficult experiences to ensure that their legal rights and overall welfare are advocated for and met. Her goals as an attorney are to listen thoroughly and work with clients on an individual basis to cater to their needs.

“The process may feel overwhelming, but it helps to have attorneys fighting on your behalf like the team here at Cordell & Cordell,” she said. “We are here to ensure you are treated cordially and respectfully throughout every stage of the process. If you ever need help, we are truly here for you.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. DeClue is licensed to practice in Missouri.


Ms. DeClue earned her Bachelor of Science in aeronautics and aviation management with a minor in marketing from Sant Louis University Parks College. She received her Juris Doctor with an emphasis in international and comparative law from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. DeClue interned with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Saint Louis University’s General Counsel, and Airbus’s Mergers & Acquisitions Department.


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