Melissa is a lawyer who resides in North Bay and has been on the Community Living North Bay Board of Directors since September 2016. She has a family member who is supported by Community Living with other family members and friends who volunteer or work for Community Living.
Melissa possesses a high ethical standard and would act in the best interest of our organization. Her legal expertise and background will definitely be beneficial to our board.
Melissa’s primary practice focus is on family, estate, small claims and civil litigation, and has represented clients before the Ontario Court of Justice in family and criminal matters. She has experience in estate planning, wills, powers of attorney along with the preparation of Canada Pension Plan Disability Appeals.
Prior to living in North Bay, Melissa resided in Prague where she worked for the Office of the General Counsel and obtained a Czech Language Certificate.