Melissa D. Wischerath represents clients who have suffered a personal injury. She focuses her practice on recovering damages for clients in all manner of personal injury cases, including:

  • Construction Accidents
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Defective Products/Products Liability
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Discrimination
  • Civil Rights
  • Toxic Torts

Ms. Wischerath has experience working with the disenfranchised and was recognized in Oregon for her pro bono work, as well as her service to and compassion for clients from all walks of life.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Oregon, 2013
  • New York, 2012
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • United States District Court, Oregon
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 2011
  • Fordham University, B.A., 2004

Professional Activities

  • Member, Western New York Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Community Involvement

  • Advisory Board of Directors, Northwest Land Conservation Trust
  • Board of Directors, Campaign for Greater Buffalo

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