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Associate

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At Work

Melinda K. Banks serves as general counsel to condominium and homeowner association boards of directors. In her practice, she advises boards of directors and property managers on the day-to-day legal issues, management and operational aspects of governing their communities. Melinda’s practice also includes drafting, interpreting and amending association legal documents, transitioning from developer to owner control, and reviewing contracts. She also represents community associations in litigation and foreclosure matters.

Prior to serving as general counsel, Melinda worked with condominium and homeowners associations throughout Georgia to provide assistance and guidance with collection strategies and collections practices. Melinda has experience litigating real estate-based contract suits from inception through judgment collections, and her background also includes assisting clients with federal and state consumer protection law compliance. Melinda joined NowackHoward after serving as an attorney at Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco. Melinda has significant experience in collections, real estate closings, community association law, and post-conviction criminal advocacy.

In the Profession

A member of Georgia Bar, Melinda is admitted to practice in Georgia State, Appellate, and Supreme Courts and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. She is also a member of the Community Associations Institute of Georgia and currently serves on the Gala Committee. Melinda is an active member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, and the Stonewall Bar Association. In addition to her law degree, Melinda earned a certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting.

Education

  • Mercer University, B.B.A., cum laude, 2009
  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 2012

Bar Admission

  • Georgia

 

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