Melissa joined Dani Z Frodis Barristers as an associate in 2006. Melissa's practice has focused on all aspects of family law and she has appeared in court to represent clients on conferences, motions and trials.
Melissa graduated with distinction from the University of Western Ontario in 2002, receiving her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in the areas of Genetics and Psychology. She was awarded the Harley D. Hallett Renewable Entrance Scholarship from Osgoode Hall Law School and began studying law there in 2002. While attending law school, Melissa worked for and was an active member of the Innocence Project, a program dedicated to assisting individuals who claim to have been wrongfully convicted of serious crimes.
Melissa graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2005. Along with her law degree, Melissa was awarded the Albert Weisbrot Q.C. prize for Advanced Family Law; the STEP prize for Trusts and Estates; the Koskie Minsky LLP prize in Insurance Law; the Fogler, Rubinoff LLP prize in Property Law; and the Clifton Lane Memorial Prize in Property Law. Melissa spent her articling year at Epstein Cole and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2006.