Associate Attorney – Salt Lake City

Mallorie A. Mecham - Utah Immigration Lawyer

Mallorie A. Mecham is an associate attorney at the Wilner & O’Reilly Salt Lake City Office and her practice focuses primarily on family-based and removal defense cases. She was admitted to the Utah Bar in 2018.

Ms. Mecham, the oldest of eight children, was born and raised in Utah. She earned her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Utah and her Juris Doctorate degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.

During her time in law school, Ms. Mecham had the unique opportunity to work as a student volunteer, and later as a teaching assistant, with the Refugee and Immigration Initiative in Dilley, Texas. While in Texas, she worked to prepare detained women and children for their credible fear interviews as part of their asylum applications. In her final year at BYU Law, Ms. Mecham served as the vice president of students of the Student Bar Association, the president of the American Constitution Society, and as a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. For her service, Ms. Mecham received the J. Reuben Clark Award for academic excellence and service as well as the Distinguished Clinical Practice Award for exceptional commitment and dedication to clinical practice.

Prior to coming to Wilner & O’Reilly, Ms. Mecham spent two years working as a judicial law clerk and attorney advisor for the Salt Lake City Immigration Court as part of the Attorney General Honors Program. While at the court, Ms. Mecham gained extensive, vital, and critical experience in the complex adjudication of removal cases.

In her free time, Ms. Mecham, who resides in Holladay, Utah, enjoys spoiling her many nieces and nephews, baking, traveling, and reading just about anything she can get her hands on.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2018


Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School

  • J.D. – 2018

University of Utah

  • B.A. – 2011
  • Major:  History and Political Science; 20th Century American history

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