Current Title: Judicial Law Clerk in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Maryland
Description of Current Position: As a judicial law clerk, Melissa works directly under the Honorable Leah J. Seaton in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Maryland. The courthouse implements a rotating docket, so she has the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of legal matters; specifically, preparing case files for trials and hearings for the criminal, civil, family law, and drug court dockets. With regard to research and writing experience, Melissa is responsible for drafting numerous opinions and orders each month, which are ultimately edited and adopted by the Court. She also evaluates motions and arguments, and provide support and legal research to judges throughout the First Judicial Circuit of Maryland.