A community leader by nature, Melissa received her Juris Doctorate with Distinction from the University of Oklahoma along with the John Jankowsky Award for Outstanding Achievement in Academic Excellence in Leadership and Service. She is a member of The National Order of Barristers. For the past 4 years she has actively focused on advocating for a comprehensive immigration reform. Her persistence in obtaining the best results for her clients both through family-based immigration petitions as well as defense in the Immigration Court has continually contributed to her reputation as the go-to attorney for these immigration matters. The quality of her work has played a large role in the trust she has gained from the firm’s clients as well as their families and friends. Melissa is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is admitted to the U.S. Western District of Oklahoma. Today, she continues to seek a just immigration reform as the level of her accomplishments rise.