Melanie L. Duggan*
Family Law, Immigration Law, and Estate Litigation
EDUCATION & YEAR OF CALL
BA – Southern Adventist University, 1997
J.D. – Vanderbilt University, 2000
Called to the California bar in 2001.
Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2008.
Melanie grew up in British Columbia, but moved to the United States to complete her undergraduate and law degrees. During law school she was a member of the Moot Court Board and Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. After practicing law in California for several years, Melanie returned to B.C. permanently where she joined Johns Southward. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Victoria Bar Association. Outside of the office, Melanie enjoys spending time with her family, cross-stitching, and training in Kung Fu. She also currently serves as acting co-chair on the Board of Directors for the Victoria Child Abuse Prevention and Counselling Centre.