Melissa Ortiz has been with Lenamon Law since 2009, where she interned as a second-year law school student while attending the University of Miami School of Law. Melissa joined Lenamon Law as an associate attorney after receiving her bar membership in September of 2010.
Melissa received her undergraduate degree in Criminology from the University of Miami. While at law school, Melissa taught first-year law school students Torts through the Dean’s Fellow program. She also was a University of Miami Law Review Candidate and a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. Melissa graduated cum laude in May of 2010.
Melissa’s areas of practice are criminal trial and immigration. Melissa is a member of The Florida Bar, the Cuban American Bar Association, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. A native Miamian, Melissa is fluent in Spanish and an active member of the community._