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Melissa M. Murdock



Carrie Spencer


  • Real Estate & Construction Litigation
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • TEDRA Trust and Estate Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation

Melissa Murdock, a licensed attorney practicing in both Washington and Idaho, is a distinguished professional based at the Spokane office of Lukins & Annis. Specializing in property law, encompassing both personal and real property, Melissa brings a wealth of expertise to her practice.

Professional Focus: Property Law and Beyond

Melissa’s journey in law was ignited by her background in estate planning and trust administration. This foundation has fueled her passion for resolving complex property disputes with precision and dedication. While her primary focus lies in property law, Melissa offers comprehensive representation across various civil litigation practice areas.

Areas of Expertise:

Melissa extends her legal acumen to a diverse range of civil litigation matters, including but not limited to:

  1. Commercial Real Estate: Assisting clients with nuanced transactions and disputes in the realm of commercial real estate.

  2. Construction Litigation: Providing strategic counsel in construction-related disputes, leveraging her deep understanding of the industry.

  3. HOA Litigation: Resolving matters related to Homeowners’ Associations, ensuring fair and equitable solutions.

  4. Zoning and Land Use: Navigating complex regulatory landscapes to achieve favorable outcomes for clients.

  5. Contract Disputes: Offering adept guidance in negotiations and litigations pertaining to contractual matters.

  6. Estate Litigation: Drawing on her background, Melissa brings insight to disputes in the realm of estate law.

Melissa’s commitment to her clients is evident in her thorough approach to each case. With a keen understanding of the intricacies of property law and civil litigation, she tailors her services to meet the unique needs of every client.

Professional Affiliation: Lukins & Annis

As a valued member of Lukins & Annis, Melissa Murdock exemplifies the firm’s commitment to excellence and client satisfaction. Her dedication to delivering favorable outcomes has earned her the trust and respect of clients and peers alike.

Whether navigating complex property transactions or resolving disputes in civil litigation, Melissa Murdock is a trusted legal advocate known for her proficiency, integrity, and client-focused approach.

  • State of Washington, 2019
  • State of Idaho, 2021
  • United States District Court, State of Idaho, 2021


  • Central Washington University, Bachelor of Arts double major in Law & Justice / English: Professional Writing, 2016
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2019
  • CALI Award Recipient, Zoning and Land Use

  • Gonzaga Law Review, Associate Editor

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