Mélina joined Fasken after completing her third year of law school at Université Laval. While in law school, she conducted a trade mission in Mexico, representing a Quebec company active in the renewal energy sector.
She also studied law in Brazil for a semester. After graduating from law school, Mélina moved to California to complete a master’s degree in international law where she focused on social corporate responsibility, especially in the technology and agriculture sectors. These experiences led her to conduct field research and investigation in Côte d’Ivoire and to work at a law firm in Los Angeles. Parallelly, Mélina has acted as a legislative consultant in California for a Dutch company.