B.A., Brown University; J.D., The George Washington University Law School
Melissa Colangelo is currently Staff Appellate Counsel at the Children’s Law Center. She graduated with honors from the George Washington University Law School in 2008, worked as a litigation associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, and then clerked for two years for the Honorable John R. Fisher of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
During law school, Professor Colangelo was a finalist in the 2007 Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition and a Champion of the 2008 Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. Prior to law school, she spent three years teaching history to ninth and tenth graders.