Melissa joined Gjesdahl Law in December 2021. She attends M State, where she will be graduating this spring with an associate degree in Paralegal studies. At M State, she made the Presidents list every semester while she pursued the perfect paralegal position. Melissa and her four kids live in Moorhead with her long-time partner. They also have a dog, Shadow, and a new puppy. Melissa was raised in the Twin Cities and lived in New York, Florida, Wisconsin, and Louisiana. Melissa loves spending time with her children and taking them to their many activities, including cheerleading, hockey, basketball, and baseball. Melissa likes to watch science fiction and psychological thrillers in her spare time.