Melissa Lum | Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation | San Diego, CA

Melissa Lum

Melissa H. LumLocation: San Diego, California
Phone: 858-535-1511
Fax: 858-535-1581
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Melissa H. Lum is an Associate Attorney with the Watkins Firm’s litigation and transactional departments.  Ms. Lum’s practice focuses on business litigation, employment law, contract disputes and wills and trusts.  Prior to joining the Watkins Firm, APC, Ms. Lum gained experience in a wide variety of matters including employment law, contract disputes, lemon law, family law, real estate disputes, Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and estate planning.  Ms. Lum has also provided general counsel to various San Diego businesses, and has written several appeals, prevailing on all of them.

Ms. Lum is a native San Diegan who was raised in the Clairemont and Carmel Valley communities.  She is an athlete at heart, and especially enjoys lacrosse, a sport in which she has extensive experience playing and coaching.  Ms. Lum also spends much of her free time, cooking, roaming boutique shops and farmers markets, dining out with friends, and traveling.  Ms. Lum’s travels have included: China, England, Scotland, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, and Jamaica.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Unfair Competition
  • Employment Law
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Negligence

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2010


  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctor – 2008
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    • B.A. – 2001
    • Major: Business Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego , Member, Community Outreach Committee Member
  • Fiorenzo V. Lopardo American Inns of Court, Associate
  • Junior League of San Diego, Member

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9915 Mira Mesa Blvd., Suite 130
San Diego, CA 92131

Telephone: (858) 535-1511
Fax: (858) 535-1581