An associate of the firm, Melissa’s practice is committed to all areas of personal injury litigation on behalf of clients who need a trusted advisor to support and guide them through the legal issues that need to be resolved as they fight to recover. Melissa has extensive experience in court arguing prominent motions and attending numerous Trials in our courts.
Melissa is a member of many professional associations and frequently authors articles for these associations and other organizations, including updates on the law, catastrophic impairment, and important issues that affect the rights of injured victims. Melissa was elected to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association in 2017.
Nursing Home Negligence and Elder Abuse: The Often Hidden Crime, HSH Blog, November 2017
Court of Appeal Clarifies 2015 Amendments to Insurance Act, Saving Insurers Big Money, HSH E-News, October 2017
Medicinal Marijuana and Traumatic Brain Injuries, HSH Blog, July 2017
Fatal Shooting and Stampede at BPM Festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, HSH E-News, February 2017
Pokémon GO: The New “Virtual” Reality of Personal Injury, HSH Blog, August 2016
Ten Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Your First Five Years of Law Practice, HSH Blog, April 2016
Pre-Judgment Interest is a Substantive Right, HSH Blog, November 2015
Bill 15 Interest Rate Interpreted, HSH E-News, April 15, 2015
Lay Witnesses Save the Day–At Trial, HSH E-News, August 2014
Accident Benefits Dispute Resolution System – Big Changes Ahead?, HSH E-News, March 2014
Insurer Ordered to Pay Full Indemnity Costs, HSH E-News, October 2013
Out With the Old and In With the New CPP Regime, HSH E-News, March 2013
Attendant Care and Economic Loss HSH E-News, August 2012
Neville-Lake Family Seeking $25- Million in Damages, Melissa explained why $25M might not be too high to claim from Muzzo family, CP 24, January 10, 2017
Muzzo Family Faces 25 Million Dollar Lawsuit (audio), Melissa comments on how damages are assessed, News Talk Radio 1010, January 10, 2017
Melissa Miller Gets to the Art of the Matter, Precedent Magazine, May 26, 2015
Personal, Industry and Community Activity
Called to the Ontario Bar, 2010
LLB, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, 2009
BA (Honours, With Distinction), Double Major: Philosophy and Political Science
University of Toronto, St. Michael’s College, 2006
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
Plan Canada – I am a Girl, Child Sponsor
Among the best in Canada
Since 2011 Canadian Lawyer Magazine rated us one of the top personal injury law firms in Canada. Why? With more than 30 years experience helping accident victims and their families, we understand the laws that affect your rights to compensation because we’ve helped shape those laws in favour of accident victims.
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