Melody is a lawyer who owns her own law firm in Vernon. Her areas of practice are ICBC claims and estate disputes. She graduated from Harvard Law School and clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada. She was also the first graduate of the University of Toronto’s combined law and Master’s of Social Work program. Melody has been a lawyer for more than 20 years and has extensive experience and success in litigation (court cases). Melody has also participated as counsel in many mediations and often negotiates dispute resolution outside of court. She loves the Okanagan and is a big believer in supporting local business. She has previously served as the Vice President and President of the Vernon Women in Business. Melody has several dogs including one who joined her from the Vernon SPCA.