Melodie Dan obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Communications and Performing Arts Studies from the University of Southern California in 2001. She went on to secure her Paralegal Certificate in Civil Litigation from California State University, Los Angeles in 2004. In 2008, she was admitted to Thomas Jefferson School of law where she was a member and editor of Law Review, participated in several moot court and negotiations competitions, and received high grade awards in Contracts II, Negotiations Skills, and Wills & Trusts. In 2010, Ms. Dan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and was subsequently admitted to the State Bar of California in 2011.
Ms. Dan began her legal career as a Paralegal at a Los Angeles civil litigation plaintiff’s firm that specialized in personal injury. While in law school she fully embraced the experience by clerking at several government agencies and offices including the Multiple Conflicts Office, the Office of the Attorney General, and Caltrans. Following law school, Ms. Dan was a temporary law clerk to the Honorable Magistrate Judge William McCurine, Jr. (retired) of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. Subsequently, Ms. Dan has primarily focused her career on civil litigation, gaining experience in construction defect, premises liability, and class action lawsuits.
Ms. Dan has been concentrating on Applicants’ Workers’ Compensation and plaintiffs’ employment law and personal injury claims since she joined Reyes & Associates, P.C. in 2013. She manages the firm’s San Diego office and has litigated a variety of claims from inception through trial.
Ms. Dan is an absolute advocate for the injured worker, aggressively pursuing her cases through depositions, motions, and skilled negotiations. Ms. Dan has been effective in all phases of the litigation process and continues to work tirelessly to ensure her clients receive the medical treatment, benefits and justice they deserve.