Melissa Payne is an Associate Attorney for the firm of Ott & Associates Co., LPA. Melissa works with community association clients regarding collection, enforcement and other corporate issues, and handles general real estate and business matters.
Before joining Ott & Associates in March 2023, Melissa ran her own practice, Payne Law LLC where she litigated a variety of real estate matters.
Melissa earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Policy and Analysis, specializing in Environmental Law from Bowling Green State University in 2013. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor in 2017 from Vermont Law School.
Melissa is admitted to practice law in Ohio and in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.