Mariana Melendez was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico. In her search for a new challenge, Mariana moved to Georgia for law school. She earned her Juris Doctor with honors from Emory University School of Law in 2017. She was a member of Emory Law’s Mock Trial Society and was awarded most professional at the National Ethics Trial Competition in 2017. Mariana was also selected for membership to the Order of Emory Advocates in 2017. While studying at Emory Law, Mariana worked as a law clerk at a boutique law firm in Atlanta, where she obtained hands-on litigation experience. After law school, Mariana used her litigation experience to advocate for injured individuals against insurance companies. In 2018, Mariana joined Hasson Law Group. Currently, she is an Associate in the firm’s litigation practice group. She represents large and small businesses, as well as individuals, in complex litigation and criminal defense matters.
Mariana is admitted to practice law in Georgia and is a member of the Georgia Bar Association. Mariana is also fluent in Spanish.
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3379 Peachtree Rd,
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