legislativecounsel.ca.gov

Melissa M. Scolari

925 L Street

Sacramento, California 95814

Office: (916) 341-8349

melissa.scolari@legislativecounsel.ca.gov

Melissa Scolari is a deputy legislative counsel. She joined the office in 2008.

Ms. Scolari is assigned to a branch of the office that handles laws relating to air resources, elementary and secondary education, fish and wildlife, food and agriculture, harbors and navigation, hazardous materials, postsecondary education, public resources, public safety, public utilities, solid waste, streets and highways, transportation, and water.  Her practice is focused primarily on public resources, public safety, and early childhood education.

Prior to joining the office, she was a legislative aide for California Assembly Member Carol Liu.  She also worked as a legal intern for the California Fair Political Practices Commission.

Ms. Scolari received her J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She earned a B.A. degree in Political Science from Humboldt State University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Ms. Scolari is a member of the California State Bar.