Melaina grew up in Hockessin, Delaware. She graduated from the University of Delaware where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. After graduation, Melaina attended Widener University Delaware Law School in Wilmington, Delaware. During law school, Melaina served on the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law which is consistently ranked as one of the top ten business law journals in the nation. She was also able to work at the Chester County District Attorney’s Office as an intern during law school. This provided her with extensive courtroom experience in the area of criminal law.
After receiving her law degree, Melaina worked at a large personal injury firm in Philadelphia. During her time at the firm, Melaina aggressively represented clients in motor vehicle and slip and fall accidents throughout the many counties of Pennsylvania.
Melaina joined Ciccarelli Law Offices to work in the personal injury and criminal defense departments.
Outside of work, Melaina uses her free time and commitment to help others as a volunteer firefighter and EMT. She has been an active member of the Hockessin Fire Company for 8 years.
Melaina lives in Delaware with her dog and best friend, Clark.