Melissa A. Day

Senior Litigator AFPD
Melissa A. Day

Melissa Day completed her B.A. in 1984 at Ottawa University in Kansas.  She attended the University of Kansas School of Law, receiving her J.D. in 1988.  She worked for the Sedgwick County, Kansas, Public Defender’s Office and the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Honolulu, Hawaii, before transferring to the Southern District of Illinois in 1994.  Melissa is the Senior Litigator for the Southern District of Illinois, Federal Public Defender’s Office.  She also teaches trial advocacy at Southern Illinois University School of Law.