Melanie Trefny

Office Manager


  • Sociology and Criminology – John Carroll University

Melanie joined ChapmanAlbin as the firm’s Office Manager in 2018. Melanie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Criminology from John Carroll University. While at JCU, Melanie interned at the Cuyahoga Court of Common Pleas, the Crime Scene Investigation Unit of the Cleveland Police Department, and volunteered at the Juvenile Detention Center. Straight out of college, Melanie started her legal career as a legal assistant at Moscarino & Treu, LLP.

Melanie has background experience with sales and has developed experience in all aspects of office management. She is adept at handling legal requests from clients and colleagues of the firm and our attorneys.

Outside of work, her interests include traveling, fitness, and dogs. Melanie also spends her free time fundraising for Lung Force and the American Lung Association.

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