melissa towsey rich


Melissa graduated from the University of Virginia in 2002 (Go Hoos!) with a double major in Sociology and Foreign Affairs. After working for several years as a paralegal in Washington, D.C., she attended Villanova University School of Law and graduated in 2010. During law school, Melissa was involved in several public interest organizations and published an article in Villanova’s Environmental Law Journal, “Something Stinks: The Need for Environmental Regulation of Puppy Mills,”, 21 Vill. Envtl. L.J. 159 (2010). After law school, Melissa clerked for the Honorable Thomas G. Parisi at the Berks County Court of Common Pleas. Melissa is the supervising attorney of the firm’s Appellate Unit. The Appellate Unit handles all aspects of the appellate process for family law cases as well as advanced research within the firm.

Melissa resides in Montgomery County with her husband, son and two cats. In her spare time, she enjoys audiobooks, barbeques, and watching action movies.


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