Melanie Courtney

Melanie Courtney holds the job title of Legal Assistant and file clerk at the Frascogna Courtney law firm. She is also the daughter of Richard Courtney, one of his twin daughters. She graduated from Madison Central High School in 1998 and from Hinds Community College in December 2001 with a degree in Paralegal Technology. Melanie has Cerebral Palsy and is teamed with Canine Companions service dog, Turk. She has previously worked for First Baptist Church Madison and the Arc of Mississippi, a non-profit that serves persons with disabilities. To learn more about Canine Companions for Independence go to: