Key practice areas: Road Accident Injuries
Qualifications: LLB (Hons), BLS, GDLLS
Location: Reservoir (VIC)
Melissa Knapic is a Lawyer 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
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.