Patricia C. Melia

Patricia C. Melia

Parsippany, New Jersey

Tricia focuses her practice in the areas of Education Law and Labor and Employment Law. She represents school boards in all aspects of education law including special education, tenure, personnel, labor matters, negotiations and policy and procedure. Tricia also represents public entities in all labor-related matters including negotiations, arbitrations, unfair practice proceedings and disciplinary termination appeals.

Tricia has extensive experience in litigating both public and private sector matters in both state and federal courts, as well as representing client interests before the Public Employment Relations Commission, the Civil Service Commission and the Office of Administrative Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Education Law
  • Labor and Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1997
  • New Jersey, 2008


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1997
  • Villanova University - 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

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