Melissa joined the Touchstone Team in January 2020 as our Estate Planning Paralegal. She has over 16 years of estates-specific experience, including estate administration and real property. At Touchstone, Melissa specializes in estate planning work, assisting Jessica, Tanya, and Megan in the drafting of wills, trusts and powers of attorney, as well as other documents when needed.
Melissa is known for her exceptional work performance and her friendly and sunny personality with clients. She is also well known among the Touchstone Team for her dry sense of humour.
Melissa is a proud graduate of Nova Scotia Community College.
Melissa comes from a Military family and has lived throughout Canada. She moved to Nova Scotia in 1997 and calls Eastern Passage home, while a piece of her heart is always in Newfoundland.
Melissa is a provincially recognized community volunteer and is involved with her children’s school committees. In her free time, she enjoys reading and watching re-runs of Friends. Her favorite quote is: “It’s not what’s in it for you, it’s what’s in it for the world”. She strives to live by that.