Practice area(s): Road accident injuries
Qualification(s): LLB (Hons), BLS, GDLLS
Melissa Knapic is an Associate in the Road Accident Injuries department at Maurice Blackburn. Melissa assists clients who have suffered injuries resulting from a transport accident to understand their entitlements and access benefits and compensation under the TAC system. She is based in the Reservoir office.
Having previously completed a Bachelor of Legal Studies and a Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Studies at La Trobe University, Melissa returned to university and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) with Honours from Charles Darwin University.
Melissa first joined Maurice Blackburn in February 2005 working in the Major Projects Department as a legal assistant. She undertook her traineeship in 2008 and was admitted to practice in 2009 and to the High Court in 2010.
Melissa is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria's Transport Accident Committee and an executive committee member of our firm's Women's Law Section. She is also a member of the Australian Lawyers' Alliance, Victorian Women Lawyers and is a founding donor of Lawyers Beyond Borders.