Ms. Mello belongs to numerous estate planning organizations including the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Probate Law Division. She is also an active member of the National Academy of Elder Attorneys. The Academy is a professional association of lawyers who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to the elderly. Ms. Mello applies these goals in her everyday practice. Ms. Mello’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Juris Doctorate.