Melissa Peeler

Melissa Peeler

Moultrie, Georgia

Melissa Peeler is a lawyer with the Howell Law Firm practicing in the Albany, GA, office. Melissa received a B.S.E.D. from the University of Georgia in 1993 and earned her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1999. While there, she participated in the Moot Court Society, Intrastate team member (1997) and coach (1998) and Journal of Intellectual Property, Associate Editor. She practiced law in Atlanta, GA, until 2004, when she moved back to her hometown of Albany, GA, where she maintains a law office today. Melissa practices general civil litigation and specializes in medical malpractice cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice


  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: Member, Intellectual Property Journal
    • Honors: Participated in Moot Court Society
    • Honors: Intrastate Team Member, 1997
    • Honors: Intrastate Team, Coach, 1998
    • Law Journal: Journal of Intellectual Property, Associate Editor
  • University of Georgia
    • B.S.E.D. - 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Health Care Law Section, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn, June, Associate, 2006 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Institutional Review Board Coordinator, 2008 - 2009