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Melissa Angeleah Tracy

Melissa Angeleah Tracy

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Reason: Government Attorney

Practice areas:

Litigation

About Me

After spending many years in family law litigation, Melissa has transitioned to working as an Assistant Attorney General for the Georgia Department of Law.  In her new capacity, Melissa provides legal representation to various state agencies in tort suits.


 


Melissa earned her law degree, with honors, from the University of Memphis in 2007.  While in law school, Melissa served as an articles editor for the University of Memphis Law Review. Her Note, “The Equally Shared Parenting Time Presumption—A Cure-All or a Quagmire for Tennessee Child Custody Law,” was published by the same publication in its Fall 2007 issue. 


 


Prior to attending law school, Melissa earned a degree in communication from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and worked as a legal assistant for an attorney specializing in bankruptcy and family law.  Melissa resides in Forsyth County with her husband and two children. 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Litigation: 100%

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Contact Info

Georgia Department of Law

40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, GA, 30334

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200708/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dean's Distinguished Service AwardThe University of Memphis2007
Articles EditorThe University of Memphis Law Review2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Attorney GeneralGeorgia Department Of Law2014 - Present
Senior Associate/Team LeaderMeriwether & Tharp, LLC2010 - 2014
AssociateThe Law Offices of Epps & Pilgrim2009 - 2010
AssociateBovis, Kyle & Burch, LLC2007 - 2009
Law ClerkThe Monroe Firm, PLLC2006 - 2006
Summer AssociateChambliss, Bahner & Stophel2005 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Law Department Employees AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
Forsyth County Bar AssociationLegislative Committee Member (2009)2008 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2007 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Fox v. Fox, Supreme Court of Georgia, No. S12A0672Judgment of trial court (refusing enforcement of "premarital agreement") was affirmed.
Ziyad v. El-Amin, 293 Ga. 871 (2013)N/A
Gooch v. Tudor, 296 Ga. App. 414 (2009)N/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The University of Memphis Law ReviewThe Equally Shared Parenting Time Presumption - a Cure-All or a Quagmire for Tennessee Child Custody Law2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MemphisLawJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude2007
University of Tennessee, ChattanoogaCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2003