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Melissa Gagne
  • Personal Injury
  • Special Education Law
  • Family Law
Melissa Gagne is a former school principal who focuses her practice on education and special education law – including securing appropriate educational programming and placement for children with special needs; expulsion hearings and bullying issues; personal injury law, family law, and workers’ compensation matters. She is married with three children, one with severe autism, and also serves on the Board of Directors of CCARC, a nonprofit agency that supports adults with disabilities in Connecticut. When she is not working, Melissa enjoys cooking, hiking and attending concerts.
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven, Connecticut
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut
    • M.A.
    • Major: Education
    • Major: English
  • Connecticut, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, 2019
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 2018 to Present
  • Council of Parent Advocates and Attorneys, Attorney Member, 2018 to Present
  • Special Education Equity for Kids of CT, Member, 2019 to Present
  • Attorney
  • Board of Directors, CCARC