Melina is an Associate in the firm’s Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on general and complex commercial litigation, including creditors' rights and employment law.
Melina graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University College of Law with a Certificate in Business Law with high honors.
While in law school, Melina served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Edward LaRose, of the Second District Court of Appeal. She also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Karen K. Specie, of the Northern District of Florida United States Bankruptcy Court. Her book awards include Employment Discrimination and Judicial Externships. Melina also served as a Teaching Assistant in the College of Law’s Legal Research and Writing program, and participated in the College of Law’s Children’s Advocacy Clinic.
Outside of the office, Melina enjoys Orange Theory, traveling, reading, cheering on the Tampa Bay Lightning, and spending time with her family, friends, and rescue Labrador.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Melina Garcia