Melanie E. Tunaitis, J.D.


Melanie is a law clerk who received her Juris Doctorate degree in May 2015 and sat for the Pennsylvania Bar Examination in July 2015.

A graduate of Widener University School of Law, Melanie attended law school as an evening division student while working full time as Mr. Malady’s law clerk. Melanie received an annual scholarship from the Widener Scholars Program awarded to her based on her first year cumulative grade point average and was placed on the Dean’s List on multiple occasions.

Her undergraduate studies consisted of receiving an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies with High Honors from Delaware County Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies Cum Laude (with distinction) from Widener University with certificates in Paralegal Studies, Corporate Law and Litigation. She obtained her undergraduate degrees as an evening student while working full time as Mr. Malady’s paralegal.

Melanie began her decade long career at Eugene J. Malady, LLC as a receptionist in August 2005. She later became a paralegal and transitioned into a law clerk, spending a significant amount of her time in the Family Law Department. She also assists in other areas of law including but not limited to commercial, estate planning and estate administration. Some of her responsibilities include calculating guidelines calculations, communicating with our clients, assisting in the preparation of divorce, custody and support pleadings, assisting in preparation of prenuptial agreements, assisting in preparation for conferences, hearings and trials, preparing wills, power of attorneys and living wills, preparing inheritance tax returns, obtaining Federal EIN numbers and assisting in the formation of corporations.

Melanie is trained in child sexual abuse by Stewards of Children and has inquired into becoming a facilitator. In her free time, Melanie is an intermediate runner and enjoys running for charitable races including the Wounded Warrior Foundation, Children’s Tumor Foundation, March of Dimes and the Delaware County Women against Rape, while encouraging others to join and donate. 

Melanie is commissioned as a Notary Public.