Melissa M. Willem

Melissa M. Willem

Melissa M. Willem

Melissa has been with the firm since early 2012. She focuses her practice primarily on family law, including:

  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Non-Dissolution
  • Child Support
  • Custody/Visitation
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Domestic Violence
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Traffic/Municipal Court Offenses
  • DYFS Defense
  • Personal Injury

Melissa began developing her expertise in family law while in law school, when she was chosen to work at the Domestic Violence Clinic. She continued that development following graduation, first while serving as a family court clerk and then a member of Toms River firm of Gilmore & Monahan, where she represented the Ocean County Board of Social Services regarding various family law issues.

Melissa is strongly rooted in Ocean County, having graduated from Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin, where she resides today with her husband, Brendan and their two daughters.



  • Rutgers School of Law, Camden – Juris Doctorate
  • Kean University – Bachelor of Science

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey