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Melissa is a Senior Associate Attorney for the Seattle office of GLP Attorneys. A Seattle-area native, Melissa has been dedicated to representing injured Plaintiffs since 2006.
Melissa graduated with honors from Syracuse University in 2006, having double-majored in Economics and Political Science, minored in Philosophy, and earning Distinction in Economics for original research. She was a four-year scholarship athlete and school record holder on Syracuse’s NCAA Division I swim team.
Upon graduating in 2006, Melissa returned to Seattle and started working for GLP Attorneys as a Legal Assistant, but quickly moved up the ranks as Paralegal and Legal Intern. Melissa earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law in 2011, where she was a member of Washington State Association for Justice’s (WSAJ) law school chapter. In 2011, she was a recipient of one of few Women of WSAJ Bar Prep scholarships. In 2020, Melissa was selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 plaintiffs lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers.
Melissa dedicates her practice to motor vehicle and motorcycle collision claims, maritime accidents, dog bites, and construction injury cases.
Melissa loves corgis, roller skating on Alki’s boardwalk, and winning costume contests at every opportunity.
About Melissa Westberg
First Admitted: 2011, Washington
Professional Webpage: https://www.glpattorneys.com/attorneys/melissa-westberg/
- Washington State Association for Justice, Eagle Member
- South King County Roundtable Section, Co-chair
- Washington State, 2011
- University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2011, 2011
- Syracuse University, Cum Laude, 2006
- In 2020, Melissa was selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 plaintiffs lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers., Top 40 under 40 Plaintiff Attorney, National Trial Lawyers, 2020
- In 2011, Melissa was a recipient of one of few Women of WSAJ Bar Prep scholarships, Women of WSAJ Bar Prep scholarship Recipient, Washington State Association for Justice, 2011
Last Updated: 5/15/2022