Senior counsel | d. 305.677.8011
Melissa’s litigation practice focuses on professional liability, litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith. She routinely serves as counsel to insurers and their insureds in coverage, liability, and fraud investigation.
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Cuban American Bar Association
Colombian Bar Association
Dade County Bar Association
Human Trafficking Grace Court Steering Committee member
Education and training
New York Law School, New York, New York | Juris Doctorate | 2008
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida | Bachelor of Arts | 2005 | cum laude
Personal and background information
Melissa was born and raised in Miami, Florida, but is very much influenced by her family’s Colombian heritage. She is a great fan of all Florida Gator sports, particularly football. She spends most of her free time with her family, especially her high-spirited twin toddlers. Her idea of a perfect day is out on a boat enjoying the wonderful Florida weather.