About

MELISSA A. WILSON, ESQ.

Melissa A. Wilson, Esq. has served countless Lexington families for the past 23 years. From adoptions to wills and probates, she serves Kentuckians in every stage of their lives. 

 

 

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, University of Kentucky

1996

Bachelors of Arts in English, University of Kentucky

1992

Masters of Science in Nursing, University of Kentucky

1981

Bachelors of Science in Nursing, University of Kentucky

1976

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Kentucky Supreme Court

1996

U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

1998

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

1998

U.S. Court for the Western District of Kentucky

1998

MISC.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY WORK

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Member, Women’s Lawyer Association
1997-Present

Chair, Women’s Lawyer Association
2001

Fayette County Bar Association Board of Governors
2004-2006

Fayette County Bar Association Nominating Committee
2007-2010

COMMUNITY

Board of Lexington Planned Parenthood
1984-2009

Fayette County Pro Bono Program, Attorney
1996-Present

Guardian Ad Litem Fayette County Circuit Court
1997-2009

Chair of the Board of Lexington Planned Parenthood
1998-2000

Foster Parent
2002 – 2006

Parent of Adopted Foster Children
2002 – 2008

Child Advocacy Today Board Member
2009-2012

Bench Coach, Eastern Little League
2012-2013

Heart to Home Adoption Agency Board Member
2012-2015

Girl Scout Leader
2014-2015

Board Member, Henry Clay Boys Golf Team
2017-2021

Board Member, Ashland Park Neighborhood Association
2017-Present

Co-President, Winburn Middle School PTSA
2018-2019

Secretary, Henry Clay High School PTSA
2018-2019

Vice President, Henry Clay High School Academy Booster Club
2018-2020

President, Henry Clay High School Orchestra Booster Club
2019-2020

Vice President, God’s Pantry Food Bank
2019-Present

Volunteer, Arbor Youth Services
2023-Present