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Melissa Leigh Durand

Melissa Leigh Durand

Practice areas:

Immigration, Civil Rights

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Immigration: 95%
    2 years
  2. Civil Rights: 5%
    2 years

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Contact Info

Potra Law Firm

3620 Swiftwater Park Drive
Suwanee, GA, 30024

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200807/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leadership Academy GraduateYoung Lawyers' Division Leadership Academy2010
National Litigation Academy GraduateAlliance Defense Fund2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyPotra Law Firm2011 - Present
Independent Contract AttorneyRoyal Washburn Will2009 - 2011
Law ClerkSoutheastern Legal Foundation2007 - 2009
Blackstone Fellowship InternAlliance Defense Fund2006 - 2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia-Alabama chapter)Member2011 - Present
Georgia State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionCo-Chair, Law-Related Education Committee2010 - 2012
Alliance Defending FreedomAllied Attorney2009 - Present
Blackstone Legal FellowshipBlackstone Fellow2006 - Present
Regent Journal of International LawManaging Editor and Layout Editor2006 - 2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Regent University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Mercer UniversityPolitical Science, Music CompositionBA - Bachelor of Arts2005