Melissa C. Bray


          Melissa Crompton Bray was born and raised in Columbia County, Georgia.  She graduated from Lakeside High School in 1999 and in 2003 received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Augusta State University.  In 2007, Melissa received a Juris Doctor from Barry University in Orlando and returned back to her hometown of Augusta, Georgia to practice law. 

          Melissa began her legal career as a prosecutor in the Richmond County Solicitor’s Office.  After five years, Melissa transferred to the District Attorney’s Office for the Augusta Judicial Circuit to obtain trial experience in felony cases.  Melissa tried over fifty jury trials during her time as a prosecutor.    

       In July of 2015, Melissa joined Durham Law Firm, P.C., as an associate and experienced trial attorney.  She became a Partner in the Firm within two years.  Melissa specializes in the area of personal injury, advocating for injured individuals.  She fiercely advocates for persons injured in automobile collisions, tractor-trailer collisions, nursing home negligence, premises liability, medical malpractice and legal malpractice.  She has settled hundreds of personal injury cases and has obtained millions for her clients.

         Melissa resides in Evans, Georgia with her husband, Michael, and daughter, Katherine.  Call her today for a free consultation. 

  • BA Political Science - Augusta State University

  • Juris Doctor - Barry University


Bar Membership
  • Georgia 2007

  • Georgia Court of Appeals 2013

  • Georgia Supreme Court 2014

  • U.S. Southern District Court of Georgia 2015

  • U.S. Middle District Court of Georgia 2015

  • U.S. Northern District Court of Georgia 2015

  • U.S. Supreme Court 2017


Professional Associations
  • Georgia Bar Association 2007 - Current

  • Augusta Bar Association 2007 - Current

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers 2015 - Current

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2015 - 2017

  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys 2017 - Current

  • 10 Best Attorneys - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys - 2017

  • 10 Best Attorneys - American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys - 2017

  • Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers, Trucking Trial Lawyer Association - 2017

  • Lifetime Charter Member of the Distinguished Justice Advocates - Top 1% Attorneys in America - 2019

Contact Us Today for a FREE Consultation!

Durham Law Firm, P.C.

​    Tel: 706-738-7111               


2560 Trade Center Drive

Evans, Georgia 30809

Fax: (706) 738-8010


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