Melissa Prost

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs, LLP
Melissa Prost
Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Health Care, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 2015

Education: Marquette University Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs, LLP

219 North Milwaukee Street
Suite 520
Milwaukee, WI 53202 Visit website


Melissa Prost focuses her practice on personal injury matters and serves clients in Madison, Milwaukee, Eau Claire and Waukesha, Wisconsin. She is an attorney at the firm Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs LLP located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She represents clients with issues such as auto accidents, bike accidents, nursing home neglect, wrongful death, defective products, medical malpractice, civil rights and legal malpractice. 

Ms. Prost has stayed committed throughout her career as a lawyer to provide every client with knowledgeable, personalized and empathetic representation. She is adamant about pursuing justice on behalf of those who have been harmed, especially when they have suffered injuries because of the negligence of another party. She fights tenaciously and vehemently for her clients’ freedoms and rights at every turn.

Graduating magna cum laude, Ms. Prost earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the Marquette University Law School in 2015. In law school, she was an active member of the Dispute Resolution Society, Client Skills Executive Board and the Moot Court Association. 

Additionally, Ms. Prost interned at the Sheboygan County District Attorney’s Office and represented her team at the American Bar Association’s Mediation Competition. She is a committed participant in the legal profession and currently has memberships in the State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Association for Justice’s Women’s Caucus and the American Bar Association.

Ms. Prost's work in the area of personal injury has earned her an "Excellent" rating on Avvo, and she has gotten numerous positive feedback from pleased customers.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Health Care, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Nursing Home, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Health Care
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2015, Wisconsin

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Educational Background:
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, B.A., 2012
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • This article was published in The Verdict, a quarterly publication of the Wisconsin Association for Justice, and discussed important factors that attorneys must consider in preparing their cases and clients for a successful mediation., Author, The Jury is Out: The Money is in Mediation, The Verdict, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Women's Caucus, Vice Chair, 2023
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, New Lawyers Section, Chair, 2019
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice – Member of the Women’s Caucus
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association
  • Program Chair/Moderator - WAJ Spring Seminar: Practice Pointers from Past Presidents, 2021

Office location for Melissa Prost

219 North Milwaukee Street
Suite 520
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 608-690-5967


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

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