Melissa Nelson was a paralegal at Hale Skemp from 1999-2012, and returned to the firm in 2019. She graduated from Northern State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and she has a post-baccalaureate certificate from Minnesota Paralegal Institute. Melissa is a litigation paralegal, primarily working in plaintiff’s personal injury, insurance defense and workers’ compensation. Outside of the office, Melissa enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her husband and four children.