Melanie is currently a Staff Attorney at the Pittsburgh Office where she works in the Family Law practice area, primarily focused on Protection from Abuse and Child Custody cases.
Melanie has experience serving low-income individuals and families. Prior to joining NLS in March 2022, Melanie was a Staff Attorney at Laurel Legal Services, which is now Summit Legal Services, in their Johnstown and Greensburg offices where she focused on family law litigation. As a law student, Melanie participated in the Duquesne Family Law Clinic as a certified legal intern and was also a summer intern for the Honorable Judge Daniel D. Regan in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Family Division.
Melanie is a 2017 graduate of Seton Hill University where she received a degree in Business Administration, specializing in Entrepreneurial Studies. Melanie received her Juris Doctorate at Duquesne University School of Law in 2020 and was also admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2020. Melanie is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Association.
When she’s not working, Melanie enjoys spending time with her fiancé and her orange tabby cat, Ollie.