Attorney Melissa Barris practices in diverse areas of Family Law and Civil Litigation. She concentrates her practice in all areas of divorce, marital and family law, including dissolution of marriage, adoption, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, Child Support, Dependency and Foreclosure.
She received her Jurist Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. After receiving her Jurist Doctorate she worked for abandoned, abused and neglected children as an attorney for the Guardian Ad Litem Program in Broward County.
Melissa understands that Family Law cases can be complex and emotional and is experienced to counsel and litigate a case to complete resolution, no matter how big or small a case may be.
She has deep roots in the local community of Lee, Charlotte and Collier Counties. She has practiced in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Henry, Glades, Desoto, Broward and Sarasota counties and is experienced with the Court System and Judges in each county.
Melissa is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, a member of the Florida Bar and the current Secretary of the Lee County Chapter of the Isaac Anderson Jr. Bar Association.
Melissa is married to her loving husband Terrence and is a proud member of her local church New Life Assembly in Lehigh Acres, Florida.