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Melissa L. Isaak focuses her practice on domestic relations for men. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Isaak served in the United States Army as an active duty soldier for four years. While on active duty, Ms. Isaak attended college as a full-time student and obtained her bachelor's degree and a masters degree in psychology. After an honorable discharge from the military, Ms. Isaak worked as a child and adolescent therapist in both a residential hospital and in a private practice setting. She also worked as an adjunct professor of psychology at Wallace Community College in Dothan, Alabama where she taught courses in general psychology, human growth and development and statistics. Ms. Isaak also obtained a second masters degree in criminal justice and became a published author while conducting research for the United States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL). She then obtained her law degree from Barry University School of Law where she served as Senior Editor of the Barry Law Review. Ms. Isaak is currently an adjunct professor of criminal justice at Troy University and is licensed to practice law in all Alabama and Florida State Courts.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 50%
    9 years, 500 cases
  2. Child Custody: 50%
    9 years, 500 cases

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

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Cash, Check

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  • Victoria Lyn Anderson

    Melissa, will work aggressively and vigorously to fight for your rights. She believes every child has a right to 2 parents and she will defend your right all the way unlike the end. She is knowledgable and professional. I endorse this attorney.

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Contact info

The Isaak Law Firm

2815 B Zelda Road
Montgomery, AL, 36106

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200806/19/2016
ALAuthorized to practice law200807/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Good Conduct MedalUnited States Army2001
Army Commendation MedalUnited States Army2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor of Criminal JusticeTroy University2008 - Present
LawyerLaw Office of Melissa L. Isaak LLC2009 - 2012
AssociateBrock & Stout LLC2008 - 2009
Certified Legal InternBarry University School of Law Legal Clinic2007 - 2007
ResearcherUnited States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory2002 - 2003
TherapistDothan Behavioral Medicine Clinic2001 - 2002
Adjunct Professor of PsychologyWallace Community College2001 - 2004
Active Duty SoldierUnited States Army1997 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Montgomery County Bar AssociationBar Member2010 - Present
Alabama State Bar AssociationBar Member2008 - Present
Florida State Bar AssociationBar Member2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Paternity established after death of solider/fatherWin
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and SchoolMilitary LawJAG Attorney2015
Troy University (main campus)Criminal JusticeMS - Master of Science2003
Troy University - Dothan campusPsychologyMS - Master of Science2001
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Developments and Trends Affecting Family LawFamily Law CLE speaker2015
NAMI presentationSocial Security Disability and Psychological Disorders2009