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About Melissa.

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Helping families resolve their legal matters.

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M. Melissa Smith     |      P.A.

As a Pensacola native, Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of West Florida
and with her Juris Doctorate degree from Faulkner Law in Montgomery, Alabama. Melissa has been
practicing law in Pensacola for six years, focusing exclusively in the area of marital and family law.

Melissa is admitted to practice in both the State of Florida and the State of Alabama. She is a member
of the Florida Bar Association, the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, the Alabama Bar Association and
the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar. Melissa is also a member of the Pensacola Young
Professionals. In 2018, Melissa was named as one of Pensacola’s Rising Stars.

Melissa's family law practice includes all aspects of family law matters, including dissolution of marriage
and modification proceedings, distribution of assets, determining non-marital assets, business valuations,
marital agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, timesharing matters, child support, paternity actions and
contempt and enforcement proceedings.

Melissa is a passionate advocate and is committed to serving her client’s needs. She understands
that family law matters bring about sensitive and life-altering changes to her clients’ lives. If you have
questions about any family law matter, please call to schedule a confidential consultation.

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