Melita M. Mullen is a Director in the firm’s litigation practice, primarily focusing on civil defense litigation and worker’s compensation. Before joining Bell, Moore & Richter, Melita practiced at another civil litigation firm in Madison, Wisconsin, with a focus on medical malpractice defense. Melita is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, the Legal Association for Women, the James E. Doyle American Inn of Court, Wisconsin Defense Counsel, and the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Originally from the Boston area, Melita is a graduate of Vassar College, with honors, and the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she was a Note and Comment Editor for the Wisconsin Law Review. Melita comes to the legal profession with an extensive background in writing, editing, research and helping her clients develop effective communication strategies. Outside of work, Melita enjoys spending time with her daughters; helping at her husband’s jewelry and gift store, Modern Talisman; supporting the arts; and dancing tango.
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