Prior to joining the firm, Melissa obtained her Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida with a major in Finance and minor in Entrepreneurship. She then went on to receive her Master of Business Administration, while working full-time for a major financial company. Subsequently, she earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida, where she also graduated cum laude.
Melissa was the recent recipient of the Golden Gavel award for trial excellence. She was one of six recipients nationwide. She is also approved to lecture on “How to Properly Evaluate a Personal Injury Claim,” a one credit continuing education course approved by the state of Florida.
The Legal Implications of Cell Phone Use While Driving
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
•Lee and Collier County Bar Association
•Orange County Bar Associate
•Ronald McDonald House Charities Young Professional Committee