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Melissa Peeler

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Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice


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.


  • 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
  • University of Georgia
    • B.S.E.D. - 1993

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Institutional Review Board Coordinator, 2008 to 2009

Professional Associations

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

Past Positions

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