Prior to joining Stotler Hayes Group, Melissa practiced asbestos litigation for over three years, and community association law for two years. She has gained extensive experience in zealously advocating on the behalf of her clients in general civil litigation, consumer debt collection, bankruptcy proceedings, and negotiations.
- Melissa earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Chicago Honors College in 2007. She then went on to obtain a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University in 2008. Melissa received her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2013. During her time in law school, she served as the Treasurer of the Health Law Association, was a member of Phi Delta Phi, and completed a summer internship with the Office of the Missouri Attorney General in the Litigation Department.
- Melissa is admitted to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.
- A Chicago native, Melissa now resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband and their pets. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, whipping up food and drink concoctions at home, rooting for Liverpool F.C., and traveling and learning about different cultures.