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KEEP YOUR LICENSE!  If you're facing a traffic charge, if you're in danger of losing your license, if you already have too many points, then you need someone with experience to handle your case.


Since 2002, Melissa has handled thousands of criminal cases, specializing in DUI and traffic offenses. Melissa also handles Shoplifting, Criminal Trespass, Battery, Domestic Violence, and other criminal violations.


Melissa provides Civil Mediation services at a rate of only $125 per hour.  


Call 800-835-5705 or visit for a free case assessment. 



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Practice areas


  1. Speeding Ticket: 70%
    13 years, 7 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    13 years, 3 thousand cases



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Peter John Marek

    11 years of law practice in the traffic ticket field is very experienced. The vehicle code is a bureaucratic nightmare. Her knowledge of both the law and procedure is excellent and evident in her pro bono contributions. Client reviews are stellar. READ THEM! If your facing a traffic ticket do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation with her first.


    Peter Marek Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

The Law Office of Melissa Scheidel, LLC

400 Perimeter Center Ter NE Ste 900
Atlanta, GA, 30346-1236


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200307/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Employee of the MonthThe Law Office of Melissa Scheidel, LLC2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner, AttorneyThe Law Office of Melissa Scheidel, LLC2013 - Present
Assistant SolicitorOffice Of The Solicitor General Fulton County2003 - 2013
Intern/Student ProsecutorFulton County Government2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. A.S. (City of Norcross)Reduced charge
State v. B.B. (DeKalb State Court)Case Dismissed
State v. S.S. (City of John's Creek)Reduced charge
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of North Carolina, WilmingtonCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WABE Radio InterviewThe Non-Resident Violator Compact2014