Melissa Brickey is an associate attorney with Wick & Trautwein, LLC. Melissa and her family recently moved to Fort Collins from the Atlanta area. Prior to joining the firm, Melissa served as a Senior Staff Attorney for a Superior Court judge in Cobb County, Georgia. As a Staff Attorney, Melissa was involved in cases in many different areas of the law that ranged from family law to complex business litigation to felony criminal cases. Prior to her role as a Staff Attorney Melissa was in private practice and focused on personal injury and criminal defense. Melissa was also a prosecutor with the Cobb County Solicitor-General's Office for 5 years before going into private practice. Melissa has tried numerous jury trials to verdict during her years as a prosecutor and litigator in private practice and has 15 years of experience as a lawyer.
Melissa earned her J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2004 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Alabama in 2001.
Melissa's practice with the firm is focused on family law, adoptions, personal injury, and general civil litigation.
Melissa, her husband Charles, and son Ben were drawn to Fort Collins for its natural beauty, numerous outdoor activities, and the "small town feel." In her spare time, Melissa enjoys riding mountain bikes and hiking with her family and spending time with her two rescue dogs, Bear and Ruby. She also loves college football and cheering on her favorite team, the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Areas of Practice: Family Law, Adoptions, and General Civil Litigation
- Georgia, 2005
- Alabama, 2011
- Colorado, practice temporarily authorized pending admission pursuant to C.R.C.P. 205.6
- Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
- University of Alabama