Gilliam Law Firm PLLC is dedicated to assisting our clients with professionalism, compassion and understanding. Each staff member is part of a team that is committed to achieving this mission.

Melonie Pascual, Paralegal

Melonie joined Gilliam Law Firm PLLC as a paralegal in 2011. Melonie provides support to Mr. Gilliam and our clients in guardianship matters, Medicaid application process, probate and estate administration, and in a variety of estate planning matters. Melonie has been working in the legal field for over 11 years, and she has handled hundreds of cases from beginning to end. With her in-depth knowledge of matters of form and procedure, Melonie is able to efficiently manage clients' estates and guide them through the legal process. Melonie is a strong advocate for clients also, and she believes in the fundamentals of good client care.

Melonie is a Notary Public commissioned by the State of North Carolina.

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Susan Strickland, Legal Assistant

Susan joined Gilliam Law Firm PLLC as a Legal Assistant in 2008. Susan assists Mr. Gilliam and our clients with the various legal services we provide. Susan concentrates her time in guardianships, traffic violations, wills and powers of attorney. Susan manages our client database and court calendar. Susan has accumulated over 37 years experience in the legal field starting with her employment at the Clerk of Court's office.  During this time she developed an understanding of excellent client service and a strong work ethic that she continues to display today.

Susan is a Notary Public commissioned by the State of North Carolina.

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Melene Hatcher, Firm Administrator

Melene joined Gilliam Law Firm PLLC as the Firm Administrator in 2006. Melene has over 20 years of experience in accounting including auditing, tax preparation, and compilations. Melene has been working in the legal field for over 10 years. Melene regularly assists our staff and attorney with a variety of administrative tasks.

Melene is a Notary Public commissioned by the State of North Carolina.

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