Melissa has 23 years of experience as a real estate paralegal, spending the last 12 here at Marsh Schaaf working with Attorney Michael Nelson. Her former roles as a mortgage loan originator, processor, and real estate agent afford her a unique perspective and the ability to navigate even the most complex transactions. Melissa is a licensed Pennsylvania Title Agent and a Notary Public. In her spare time, Melissa owns and operates Erie Real Estate Paralegals.com, an informational website for paralegals and attorneys in Erie County.
Areas of Paralegal Experience
Residential and Commercial Transactions
Buyers, Sellers, and Lending Institutions
Complex 1031 Exchange Transactions
Associate Degree, Paralegal Studies – Bradford School of Business (1993)
Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting – University of Phoenix (2008)
Master of Science in Accounting – University of Phoenix (2011)