A native of Patrick County, Virginia, Melanie focuses her practice on general business law and estate planning.
Melanie obtained her juris doctor from Elon University School of Law in December 2021.
During her time in law school, Melanie interned with Schneider & Williams, P.C. in Stuart, Virginia, and the Public Defender’s Office in Martinsville, Virginia.
Following passage of the Virginia bar exam in April 2022, Melanie began her career as an Associate Attorney at Schneider & Williams, P.C., where she primarily practiced family law and civil litigation. In April 2023, Melanie moved to Danville, Virginia after accepting a position as an Associate Attorney with Southern Virginia Legal PLLC and continues with PLDR following their merger.
Honors & Affiliations
She is a member of the Virginia State Bar, Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and serves on the Board of Governors for the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference.