Melissande Jadrnak is a personal injury and litigation paralegal who also assists with the administration of estates, trusts, guardianships, and conservatorships.


Melissande has been a paralegal with the firm since 2016. She had previously graduated with a degree in criminal justice, which has served her well as a litigation and trial support paralegal. Melissande can often be found interviewing witnesses, reviewing medical records, and assisting with exhibits and presentations at trial.

In addition to being part of the litigation and trial team for the firm, Melissande also assists with administration and accountings for probates, trusts, guardianships, and conservatorships.

Melissande also assists our landlord-tenant attorney and will be applying for licensing to practice landlord-tenant law when the new Oregon State Bar Licensed Paralegal Program begins on July 1, 2023.

Melissande was born in the Pacific Northwest and lives in Scappoose. She is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. When the weather keeps her inside, she enjoys painting, and she is the creator of some of the wonderful artwork in our office.


  • Saint Joseph’s College, B.S.

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