“I truly enjoy helping clients and assisting attorneys through cases. I enjoy the challenge of working on cases that seem hopeless and at the end see the joy in our client’s faces when we reach a favorable outcome.”

Melanie Barrientos is a legal assistant at Ferretjans Law Office.

Melanie was born in Argentina and raised in Miami. Her parents are Argentinean immigrants. After graduating from high school, she received an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Miami-Dade College, with honors. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree at Florida International University and a Pre-law certificate.

Melanie will soon be attending law school, where she will specialize in Immigration and Family Law. Melanie assists Attorney Pamela with the Family and Divorce cases. As a full-time worker and Mother of a beautiful 4 years-old daughter, she more than anyone understands the importance of working with a dedicated team that understands the needs and well-being of a parent going through a separation or divorce.

She is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.