WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Melissa Atkinson
Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members
WILMA’s 2020 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.
The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.
Meet institute member MELISSA ATKINSON. (Other class members will be profiled in future articles.)
Title: Associate Attorney
Company: Rountree Losee LLP
How long have you been with your current employer? A little over a year
Alma mater: North Carolina State University for undergraduate degree and Campbell University for Juris doctor
Prior career experience: Before joining Rountree Losee I was a partner at a law office in Duplin County North Carolina
Current job responsibilities: As an attorney, I mainly advise my clients on different courses of action and then prepare the necessary legal paperwork to accomplish my client’s goals. I work mostly in estate law where I draft wills and trusts and help clients to navigate the probate process.
Hobbies: I enjoy reading books and spending time at the beach.
To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.
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