Melissa Doris joined Burner Prudenti Law, P.C. in February 2020 as Senior Associate attorney. Prior to her work at the firm, Melissa gained over a decade of experience at a prominent Long Island Trusts and Estates law firm. Her wealth of knowledge is extensive in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration, Taxation, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning and Residential Real Estate where she focuses her practice.
For the 2024 edition, she was recognized as The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for Elder Law and Trusts & Estates in Setauket, NY.
Melissa received her Bachelor's degree from Stony Brook University in 2005 and graduated cum laude from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2010.
Melissa volunteers as a member of the Alzheimer’s Association. She is a Walk to End Alzheimer’s committee member whose commitment to finding a cure and helping seniors and their families is invaluable. She understands the pain and confusion of living with dementia from her own family’s experience. Melissa’s professional acumen goes beyond her decade of experience in this area of the law and is evident in the care and compassion she brings to her practice.
Melissa is admitted to practice law in New York State and is a member of the New York State Bar Association and Suffolk County Bar Association. She lives in Setauket with her family.