B.A., Suffolk University, 2015
J.D., Western New England University School of Law, 2021
Connecticut Bar Association
Hartford County Bar Association
Melissa Modzelewski, who specializes in insurance defense and personal injury litigation, is a knowledgeable and zealous advocate for her clients. Prior to joining Markey Barrett, PC as an attorney, she worked full time for the firm as paralegal while studying law on weekends and nights at Western New England University School of Law. As a paralegal, she gained experience in all aspects of the litigation process from inception through trial.
Ms. Modzelewski graduated from WNEU Law with a concentration in Transactional Law. As a student attorney (under SJC Rule 3.03) in the WNEU Law Small Business Clinic, she drafted contracts, explored options of limited liability companies versus sole proprietorships, and researched trademarks for her clients. While at WNEU Law, she also received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trusts and Estates. Ms. Modzelewski has a bachelor’s degree from Suffolk University where she majored in international affairs and minored in business. She spent a semester abroad in Spain at Suffolk University’s Madrid Campus.