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Melissa Taggart

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631-257-0100 Ext: 107

425 New York Ave
Huntington, New York 11743

1 Huntington Quadrangle #2S12
Melville, New York 11747

80 Orville Dr #100
Bohemia, New York 11716

Melissa works as a Legal Assistant in the Bohemia, Smithtown, Melville and Huntington offices with attorneys Michael and Suzanne Ettinger. Her responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling appointments and taking care of the front end of the office. Prior to joining the Ettinger staff, she worked as a paralegal for a foreclosure firm.

Melissa graduated from LIU Post with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice. She is from and still resides in Islip, Suffolk County. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, listening to music, long boarding and going to the beach.  
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