Melissa is the newest associate of DeLong Law and has years of experience in the legal field as a legal assistant and a licensed paralegal. Realizing her potential for more, she went on to obtain her Juris Doctor with Class 2 Distinction from Bond University with a Specialization in Canadian Law. She is also an Alumni of Western University, completing her Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Criminology.
Prior to joining DeLong Law, Melissa gained experience in Criminal Law in her capacity as a Student-at-Law. During time this time, Melissa made daily court appearances in the Ontario Court of Justice. Called to the bar in 2021, she now turns to Family Law to continue her passion of helping people with some of the most difficult moments of their lives.
With her experience, Melissa demonstrates great compassion and understanding for her clients, with the ability to be a zealous advocate when the time comes. Melissa understands that every client’s situation is unique, and tailors her approach for each client’s specific needs.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys exploring hiking trails with her Rottweiler, spending time with family and friends, and testing out new recipes.