Melissa is a Staff Attorney in NYLAG’s LegalHealth Division.
Melissa provides legal assistance to immigrants with serious health conditons from partnering New York City Health + Hospital sites, helping them to obtain immigration status as well as increased access to healthcare. Melissa works with victims of domestic violence, crime victims, asylum seekers as well as those eligible for other forms of temporary humanitarian relief.
Prior to joining NYLAG, Melissa worked at a civil litigation firm in New Jersey.
Melissa obtained her B.A. in Psychology from New York University. She obtained her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, where she also earned a concentration in Health Law.