Licensed: MA
East Carolina University, Bachelor of Arts, 2002
Roger Williams University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2007

Directly after graduation, Attorney Melissa A. Hendrie accepted a commission in the United States Air Force as a member of JAG Corp. Sworn as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, she prosecuted criminal cases in the 9thDistrict of Northwest Florida. In addition to her role as a military prosecutor, Attorney Hendrie served as the Chief of Civil Law. In that role, she handled labor disputes, injury claims and court-martials. After being honorably discharged, she accepted a job as an Assistant District Attorney with the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. There, she worked in the New Bedford District Court, Attleboro District Court, and Fall River Superior Court. Attorney Hendrie’s extensive and diverse experience in the State and Federal Courts provides her with the necessary background to zealously represent your interests.


Licensed: MA and RI
Hamilton College, Bachelor of Arts, 2005
Albany Law School of Union University, Juris doctor, 2009 cum laude

Attorney John M. Hendrie is the son of prominent, South Coast personal injury Attorney Daniel S. Hendrie and followed in his father’s footsteps by opening up Hendrie Law P.C. in downtown Fall River. John spent the first part of his career as a prosecutor in the New Bedford District Court, serving as the supervising attorney for years. After his government service with the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Attorney Hendrie has been focused on protecting the individual rights and interests of the citizens of his community. Equally adept as an advocate in a courtroom or as a trusted advisor in the office, Attorney Hendrie is ready and willing to serve your legal needs.

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