Mitchell, Melissa J.
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Melissa J. Mitchell

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Practice Areas

  • Immigration Law 90%
  • Family Law 9%
  • Criminal Law 1%

Biography

Attorney Melissa J. Mitchell has lived in North Carolina all her life.  She received her Bachelor of Music in Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2011 and her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015.  She spent the year before law school teaching orchestra to children aged seven through eleven in an afterschool music program in Wake County.  She joined the firm in August 2016 and primarily practices in the fields of immigration and family law.  In her free time, attorney Mitchell enjoys playing music (piano and percussion), reading, and spending time with her orange tabby cat Abby.

La abogada Melissa J. Mitchell ha vivido en Carolina del Norte toda su vida. Recibió su licenciatura de Música en Educación en la Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Greensboro en el año 2011, y su Doctorado en Derecho en la Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Chapel Hill en el año 2015. Ella paso el año antes de ingresar a su doctorado en leyes, enseñando orquestra a niños entre siete y once años después de su escuela, en Wake County. Melissa se unió a la firma en agosto 2016, y principalmente practica en el área de inmigración y derecho de familia. En su tiempo libre, la abogada Melissa disfruta tocar música (piano y percusión), leer y pasar tiempo con su gata anaranjada Abby.

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Bachelor of Music in Education

Bar Admission

  • North Carolina, 2015

Professional Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, 2019 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2014 to Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 2016 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Notary Public, North Carolina Secretary of State, 2018