Melissa A. Derby
Melissa began her career working for the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing and volunteering at a juvenile detention facility. She worked as a legal assistant throughout law school. While at Duquesne, Melissa was a staff editor and business manager for Duquesne Law Review, a research assistant, and a constitutional law tutor.
Areas of Practice
Criminal, Civil Litigation, Real Estate and Family law.
Bar Admissions and Education
J.D., cum laude, Duquesne University School of Law, 2011
B.S., Crime, Law and Justice, Pennsylvania State University, 2006
B.A., Spanish, Pennsylvania State University, 2006
Honors and Awards
Law Review, Duquesne University School of Law, 2009 – 2011
CALI Excellence Award, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2010
Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society