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Mel has worked in the legal industry since 2002. She has held positions at a financial services firm, at a technology start-up, and at a different construction law firm with members of the current PJL Law team. Her most recent position prior to PJL Law was as a public finance paralegal for a firm that primarily served municipal clients. This position afforded Mel the opportunity to work closely with municipal and public sector clients as they financed infrastructure, capital improvement, and affordable housing projects.
Though a recent addition to the PJL Law team, Mel brings significant experience to her role as a paralegal with the firm and has already positively impacted our clients. She is a dedicated, proficient legal professional who delivers superior customer service and provides comprehensive support in fast-paced environments. Mel utilizes her organizational skills and attention to detail to assist the firm’s clients as they navigate complex transactions and disputes. Her role at PJL Law allows our clients to realize the cost savings of having an experienced paralegal involved in their matters.
In her role as PJL Law’s Office Manager, Ginny delivers exceptional value to clients while seamlessly maintaining all aspects of the firm’s business and strategic operations, including human resources, finance, information technology, marketing, and facilities. Ginny leads with agility and grace, applies innovative, creative problem-solving to issues she encounters, and provides PJL Law’s clients with an exceptional level of service. Ginny is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators.
Ginny earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from Creighton University in 2002 and then graduated Creighton University School of Law in 2006. She passed the Minnesota bar and then in 2007 was hired as a Reference Attorney for Westlaw. She continued to work on the Westlaw team as a Legal Information Analyst and as a Product Management Associate before becoming a Business Relationship Lead in the technology area in her more than eleven years with the company. She joined PJL Law as the Office Manager in December 2019.
Commitment to Community
Ginny enjoys volunteering with her church and has served on the executive Children Youth and Families committee, the Adult Committee and is currently on the Executive Council; she joined the Dakota County Advisory Board for the Link, an organization providing services to area youth at risk of or experiencing homelessness, sexual exploitation or trafficking or being entered into the juvenile justice system in 2016; and she served on the Booster Club for the Glacier Hills Elementary School from 2016 – 2022.