7 South Dewey Street Suite 101
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Telephone: 715-598-1730

Direct Dial: 715-598-0725

Fax: 715-598-1731

Bar Admissions

State of Wisconsin
State of Minnesota
US District Court – District of Minnesota

Education

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, B.A. 1992 with a major in Public Administration and minors in speech and political science
University of San Diego in 1996 (J.D.)

Professional Organizations

Eau Claire County Bar Association
Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys

Biography

Melissa a shareholder in Crivello Carlson S.C.’s Eau Claire Office and devotes her time to worker’s compensation defense and civil litigation, representing employers and insurance companies dealing with work injuries and related claims and issues. Melissa also counsels employers on creative workplace approaches and strategies that may help them avoid or reduce future worker’s compensation claims.

Melissa is well-versed in this complex and ever-changing area and has more than two decades of experience representing employers and insurers before the Department of Workforce Development, the Office of Worker’s Compensation Hearings, the Labor and Industry Review Commission, Circuit Courts, and Appellate Courts.

Community Involvement

Melissa is active in the Chippewa Valley. She was a long-time board member of the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra and can be seen running around Eau Claire with Moms on the Run. She enjoys hiking and traveling with her husband and their three daughters.

Publications and Presentations

Melissa is a regular speaker for the Wisconsin State Bar and the Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys on the topics of worker’s compensation and Medicare Secondary Payer Act Compliance.