Recognized since 2020
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Melissa A. Dearing is a Partner in the firm’s Immigration Practice Group, where she assists employers in seeking non-immigrant and immigrant status.
Melissa has extensive experience with H-1Bs and the PERM-based green card process, particularly with respect to information technology professionals, engineers and pharmacists, among other professionals. She also represents foreign nationals regarding family immigration matters and assists employers with I-9 and other immigration compliance issues.
A member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Melissa is a past member of the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court. She is also a member of the Federal Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association. In addition, Melissa is also Co-Chair of the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section.
- Riverplace Tower
1301 Riverplace Boulevard, 10th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32207
- University of Florida, J.D.
- Employment Law - Management, Jacksonville (2022)
- Employment Law - Management
- Immigration Law
- Litigation - Labor and Employment
Melissa was selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2009-2013)
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