Melissa Proffitt Nicholson

Melissa Proffitt Nicholson

Associate
Location:
Roanoke, Virginia
Phone:
540-339-7487
Fax:
540-492-4244
Email:
Melissa Nicholson is a Roanoke-based traffic-focused attorney who earned her law degree from Charlotte School of Law. Her undergraduate degree was in History from Clemson University. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mrs. Nicholson taught English and History, and was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. Mrs. Nicholson is in a courtroom defending her clients almost every day.

Areas of Practice

  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal Defense
  • Estate Planning
  • Debt Defense/Bankruptcy

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2015

Education

  • Charlotte School of Law, Charlotte, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Law Review: Proport Law Review, Senior Editor, 2013 - 2014
  • Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
    • B.A.
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • USMC-R, Sergeant, 1995 - 2000

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Beta Phi