Monash University 1973 to 1977
Bachelor of Jurisprudence
Bachelor of Laws

Admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court
November 1978

Signed High Court Roll November 1978

Employed as a solicitor with Philip Adami from 1978 until 1983
Partner in the firm Adami & Melilli from 1983 until 1992

As a solicitor, practiced in common law, personal injuries and family law.

Member and served several terms as a committee member of the Northern
Suburbs Law Association.

Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Family Law 1991

Signed the Victorian Bar Roll in September 1992 having read with Philip Coish,

now Judge Coish of the County Court.

Practised as a family law barrister exclusively since coming to the Bar.

Nationally accredited mediator 2008

Accredited Advanced mediator 2020

Treasurer Australian Italian Lawyers Association past 15-20 years

Member of the Law Council of Australia

Member of the Family Law Bar Association