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Mariana Melendez

Atlanta, georgia

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Biography Overview

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, Ms. Melendez 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. Ms. Melendez was also selected for membership to the Order of Emory Advocates in 2017. While studying at Emory Law, Ms. Melendez worked as a law clerk at a boutique law firm in Atlanta, where she obtained hands-on experience working on personal injury cases. In December 2017, Ms. Melendez joined Morgan and Morgan to continue advocating for clients who are seeking justice.

Mariana is also fluent in Spanish.


Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Slip and Falls

Memberships

  • Georgia Bar

Education

  • The University of Puerto Rico, Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance Major, 2014
  • Emory University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2017