Melissa Real is an Estate Planning Legal Assistant at Elder Law Services of California and works with our clients by helping to draft wills, trusts, and other documents to their exact specifications. Melissa works closely with our Estate Planning Attorney Staci Yamashita-Iida and assists her throughout the entire Estate Planning process from beginning to end. If you plan on using Elder Law Services for a living trust, Melissa will be a huge part of the process.
Melissa grew up in Carson, California and graduated from Carson High school, before attending and earning her degree in legal studies from the University of California Santa Cruz. Melissa is an avid dancer and spends her free time partaking in Mexican Folk Dance. She also loves to swim, play video games, enjoy the outdoors, and eat an occasional chicken wing or two.
Melissa is always friendly and outgoing and loves to take the time to make our clients feel welcomed and taken care of. The next time you coming into our offices, please stop by and say hello to Melissa, she’ll be more than happy to meet you.
Learn More About Melissa Real
What was your first job? I worked at Knott’s Berry Farm as a ride operator
What was the last book you read? Me Before You
Do you prefer cats or dogs? Dogs
What is your favorite food? WINGSSSS
Favorite sports teams? Dodgers
What was the last movie you watched? Moana
Coffee or tea? Tea
Cake or pie? Cake
What’s the one meal you can cook to perfection? Steak with mushrooms
Favorite superhero or historical figure? All of the Marvel heroes
What are you watching on Netflix? Stranger things for the second time
Something people might not know about you? I am obsessed with wings
Who is the most influential person in your life? My mom
What are you most proud of? Finding a job after college in my field of study