Melody K. Eaton
Ms. Eaton’s practice focuses on family law, including but not limited to separation, divorce, child custody and marital property division. She also represents business information and commercial transactions. Ms. Eaton also handles real estate matters such as deed corporation and the sale, purchase or lease of property.
Ms. Eaton is native Marylander who graduated from the University of Maryland in College Park in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics. After college, Ms. Eaton began her career in public service by working for a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland. Eaton pursued a career in government and public affairs, and then attended The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where she graduated in 2008.
After graduating from law school, Eaton joined the U.S. Department of Justice as a Trial Attorney through the Attorney General’s Honor Program. At DOJ, Eaton worked in the Civil Division, where she handled numerous litigation matters to help uphold and defend U.S. immigration laws in the federal courts of appeals.
Before joining Corbin, Schaffer & Aviles, Eaton devoted herself to pro bono work with Maryland Legal Aid where she providing legal assistance to self-represented litigants in connection with family law matters, including custody, visitation rights, child support, parental rights and domestic violence protection. Eaton also provided pro bono assistance to Jacksonville Area Legal Aid in Florida to help serve its indigent clients, and received a 2012 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award for her efforts.
Ms. Eaton is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Anne Arundel County Bar Association. She is also admitted to the Maryland State Bar, and has practiced in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.
Ms. Eaton is a tireless advocate, and she brings a commitment to help solve her clients’ problems and achieve their goals.