Melissa Leigh Larese

Melissa Leigh Larese: Attorney with Quinn, Buseck, Leemhuis, Toohey & Kroto, Inc.


Attorney Larese's practice focuses on the probate and administration of decedent's estates and assisting individuals in obtaining adult guardianships. She also has experience in estate planning, including wills, powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney and living wills.

Attorney Larese received her undergraduate degree from Gannon University in 2006 and her Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law in 2010, where she completed numerous summer internships in family law and a clinical externship in dependency with KidsVoice. Before entering private practice, attorney Larese served as the law clerk to the President Judge for Venango County, Pennsylvania, and the law clerk for an Orphans' Court Judge in Erie County, Pennsylvania, gaining useful experience in her current practice areas.

Attorney Larese is an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Erie County Bar Association, serving on the Leadership Committee with the Probates, Estate and Trust Section.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Wills
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Advance Directives
  • Powers of Attorney

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
814-806-1356  Phone
814-833-2222  Phone
814-833-6753  Fax
University Attended:
Gannon University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006
Law School Attended:
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2010
Year of First Admission:
2010, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 2010, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Bar Association; Erie County Bar Association (Member, Probate, Estates & Trust Section; Member, Leadership Committee - 2016).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Erie, Pennsylvania

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