Born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Melissa Fecak grew up in central New Jersey. A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Toy Design, she interned with Tyco Toys. Ms. Fecak became one of the first graduates of FIT to go on to study law. She attended Seton Hall University School of Law at night, while working full time at Educational Testing Service and Prudential Insurance.
Ms. Fecak worked for ten years at a small firm in Jersey City, New Jersey. In 2011, she decided she needed a change and relocated to Philadelphia. It was shortly thereafter, that Ms. Fecak decided to start her own firm where she could practice family law the way she thought it should be done. After speaking with her former coworker, Pegeen Williams, Esq., together they decided to start Fecak & Williams, P.C in early 2012.
Melissa Fecak, Esq. is a collaboratively trained attorney and is qualified as a Rule 1:40 Mediator. Ms. Fecak has attended numerous advanced trainings in Collaborative Law. She has also completed the training for the Court Pilot Program permitting Economic Mediation in certain Dissolution Matters where there is an Domestic Violence Restraining Order.
Since starting her own firm, Ms. Fecak has been actively involved in several organizations. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and is a representative on the New Jersey Council of Collaborative Practice Groups. Ms. Fecak is the Vice President of the Mid-Jersey Collaborative Law Alliance and the President of the South Jersey Collaborative Law Group.