Marquel Melton

he/him

Staff Attorney

Staff attorney Marquel Melton is a victims’ rights lawyer who helps those who have experienced a crime by ensuring they are treated fairly in court and their feelings and needs are heard. Marq stands up for the rights of the harmed person and helps crime survivors get the support and justice they deserve. Before joining ROAR, Marq worked in private practice, representing clients with criminal and civil matters. He began his legal career at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, providing tenacious, client-centered advocacy for the accused and indigent in Prince George’s County.

“Not only are survivors of crime victimized by the initial crime, they are also victimized by a system that discards them. Survivors often tell me that it’s so important for them just to be heard.”

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