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Melissa E. Adams - Livermore, CA

39 South Livermore AvenueSuite 209 Livermore, CA 94550

Updated: 12/19/2017

Livermore Criminal Defense Lawyer


Melissa attended college in upstate New York, where she played Division I softball and pursued her degree in English. She graduated in 2002, and accepted a full scholarship to attend law school in Boston. In 2005, after studying in Boston, doing a study abroad in Malta and spending a year studying at California Western School of Law San Diego, Melissa graduated from the New England School of Law. That summer, Melissa sat for, and passed, the bar exam...

About Melissa E. Adams

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense 100%


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Court Appointed Attorneys Program (CAAP)
  • Eastern Alameda County Bar Association
  • The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • California Attorneys For Criminal Justice (CACJ) (Life Member)
  • California Public Defender's Association (CPDA)

Pro Bono Activities

  • East Bay Stand Down, 2012 - Present
  • District Attorney's Justice Academy, 2015 - 2016

Past Positions

  • Law Offices of Timothy B. Rien, 2008 - 2016
  • Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC, Attorney, 2006 - 2008
  • The McMillan Law Firm APC, Attorney, 2006


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2005
    Honors: cum laude
  • State University of New York, Geneseo, New York, 2002
    Major: English


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Office Information


39 South Livermore AvenueSuite 209 Livermore, CA 94550


  • (925) 449-3257

Office Hours

Open 24 Hours A Day

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