Melissa Rhea

Melissa Rhea: Attorney with Jack H. Olender & Associates, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Senior Trial Attorney at Jack H. Olender & Associates, P.C. (6 Attorneys)
  • 888 17th Street, N.W., 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20006
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  • Peer Reviews

    5.0/5.0
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Attorney Awards

Biography

Recipient, Trial Lawyer of the Year, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., 2008. Faculty, Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop, 1996-. Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Georgetown Law School, 1998-. Mediation Trainer, District of Columbia Superior Court Mediation Program, 1995, 1997. Alternative Dispute Resolution Trainer: Republic of Tanzania, August-September 1996, February 1998. Republic of Zambia, April 2000, August 2000, May 2001, May 2002, June 2002. Romania 2005. Volunteer Case Evaluator/Mediator: District of Columbia Superior Court, 1991-. Listed in: Best Lawyers, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; Super Lawyers, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Injuries
  • Birth Trauma
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-470-4358  Phone
202 879-7777  Phone
202 393-2245  Fax
www.olender.com
University Attended:
Washington University, A.B., cum laude, 1979
Law School Attended:
Washington College of Law of American University, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982
Admission:
1983, Maryland; 1982, District of Columbia; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
Memberships:
District of Columbia Bar; Bar Association of the District of Columbia; Women's Bar Association; Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (President, 2006-2007); The American Association of Justice (Sustaining Member); Maryland Trial Lawyers Association (Sustaining Member).
ISLN:
902180459
Hobbies & interests:
Melissa is a lifelong bowler, with two perfect 300 games bowled in tournament competitions.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Other - Call to discuss.
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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