Melissa has a passion for helping people understand and navigate their claims. She focuses her practice on representing plaintiffs who have been seriously injured as a result of motor vehicle collisions, defective products, or medical malpractice. She also has a background in trusts and estates and probate administration, and at Keating Wagner Polidori Free, she has assisted clients with probate issues that require court intervention or litigation.
Melissa graduated from law school in 2007. Since then, she has been working one-on-one with clients. She initially focused her practice on estate planning and probate administration. In 2014, she joined Keating Wagner Polidori Free to pursue her commitment to helping injured persons and other clients who have claims that need to be negotiated or litigated. Melissa enjoys seeing clients through all phases of their case, from beginning to end. Since joining the firm, Melissa has become an active member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.
Before becoming a lawyer, Melissa was a math teacher. She earned her undergraduate degree in secondary education from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and she taught middle school and high school mathematics in South Carolina and Illinois. She earned her law degree from University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 2007 J.D.
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2001 B.S. Education
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