Attorney Rua began her legal career in 2004 as a paralegal. She worked as a paralegal for over ten years before graduating law school, with honors, in 2015. She earned both her undergrad and law degrees while working full time as a paralegal and raising a family. Attorney Rua exclusively handles personal injury and workers’ compensation matters. She focuses primarily on negotiating cases and bringing them to settlement. In law school, she obtained a distinguished award for her negotiating skills. She has obtained many six-figure settlements for her clients without the need for lengthy litigation. She prides herself on being able to help her clients in a quick, efficient manner.
Melissa earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Sacred Heart University in 2009. She then earned her Juris Doctorate Degree and graduated cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law where she earned a distinguished academic achievement award in negotiating.
When she’s not fighting for her clients, Attorney Rua enjoys quiet movie nights at home, reading a good book, and spending time with her family.
At Gould Injury Law, we are Hartford personal injury lawyers who pride ourselves on representing our clients in an aggressive way that gets them a favorable outcome fast! In fact, we are so good at this that we are known as “The Fast Firm.” The law is quite clear when it comes to compensation for injuries that were caused in an accident that was the result of someone’s negligence or recklessness and, depending on the circumstances of your specific case, you may be entitled to such compensation. Our car accident lawyers in Hartford can represent you in any case that involved a traffic accident and as well as in personal injury cases that happened elsewhere, even workers’ comp cases.
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- Personal Injury
- Truck Accident
- Workers Compensation
- Wrongful Death