Management Team


Director of Marketing

Melissa Gorin is based out of the Corporate Headquarters in Santa Ana. She began her career in private dispute resolution almost 10 years ago and joined Judicate West in 2013. Melissa works collaboratively with the Executive Committee and is responsible for marketing, advertising, and public relations. In addition to managing and attending events and conferences statewide, Melissa plays an integral role in business development and neutral practice management. Melissa also keeps her case management skills sharp by serving as the assigned Case Manager for two neutrals with active calendars. Prior to joining Judicate West, Melissa served as an operations manager for a boutique alternative dispute resolution firm in California.

Originally from San Francisco, she relocated to Southern California where she graduated from the University of California Irvine. Melissa earned her Fully Employed MBA from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine in 2014. She also received a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute.

Outside of the office, she is an aspiring globetrotter. Melissa and her husband, Jamison, live in Orange County with their two hyperactive dogs.