University of Georgia
School of Law
Athens, GA 30602
B.A., Mercer University
J.D., Michigan State University
Prosecutorial Justice Program
Melissa D. Redmon joined the University of Georgia School of Law in the spring of 2019, and she serves as the director of the school's Prosecutorial Justice Program.
She comes to UGA after serving in the Fulton County District Attorney's Office for more than 10 years, most recently as deputy district attorney of the Public Integrity Unit and director of the Domestic Violence Policy and Trial Unit. During her tenure, she tried more than 30 complex cases to completion and also worked as a senior assistant district attorney in the Crimes Against Women and Children Unit for five years. In 2015, she was recognized as the Fulton County District Attorney's Office Attorney of the Year.
Previously Redmon served as a senior assistant district attorney in Clayton County and worked with Metro Conflict Defenders in Fulton County. After graduating from law school in 2001, she handled both criminal and civil matters at the law firm Lawton & Thornton.
Redmon earned her Juris Doctor from Michigan State University and her Bachelor of Arts in English from Mercer University. She also is a certified National Institute of Trial Advocacy Instructor.