Melody Martin graduated from Harvard Law School with a Master’s degree in Law. The winner of many academic awards, she was chosen to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada, an honour given only to the top law graduates nationally. She was also the first graduate of the University of Toronto’s combined Law and Master’s of Social Work program. Melody had scored in the 98th percentile on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) at the age of 20 while completing a straight-A English Literature degree through Queen’s University.
Melody has been a lawyer for more than 21 years and has extensive experience in litigation (court cases). Melody has also participated as counsel in many mediations and often negotiates dispute resolution outside of court. She is very easy to talk with. Melody is comfortable both inside and outside of the courtroom and values her clients and colleagues. She is a sought-after lawyer and mentor to junior lawyers and young people interested in the law.
Melody moved to the Okanagan from the lower mainland where she had practiced for many years. She loves all that the Okanagan has to offer.
Outside of work she is a fan of hockey, and enjoys cooking, the great outdoors, and her three dogs.