Melissa M. Sagat was born and raised in North Bay. In 2007, she completed an Honours degree in Law and Society at York University. Melissa then moved to Europe for eight years and lived between Czech Republic and England. In 2010, she obtained an Honours Master’s degree in International Business at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic, and in 2013, she graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Leicester, in Leicester, England.

After graduating, Melissa accepted a job in the Office of the General Counsel for Deloitte Central Europe in Prague, and worked there while getting her Law degree recognized in Canada.

In May 2015, Melissa returned to North Bay and completed her Articles at Wallace Klein, where she had previously been a summer student. She was called to the Bar in January 2016.

Melissa presently sits on the Community Living Board and enjoys participating in local fundraising events as well as spending time with her family. Her recreational interests include, traveling, yoga, baseball, swimming, rollerblading, and hockey.

Melissa maintains a general practice in the following areas of law: