About Melissa B. Zubi, Esq.

Attorney Melissa B. Zubi is a litigation attorney at Kahana Feld. Ms. Zubi has completed over one hundred and twenty jury trials to verdict in courts in California, Iowa, and Maine. Ms. Zubi graduated from Iowa School (College) of Law in 1997, where she was the Director of the Stephenson Trial Advocacy Competition, and an associate editor on the Iowa Law Review.

Ms. Zubi is admitted to the bars in California, Iowa, and Maine, and has worked for city, county, and state governments in all; she also served as an administrative law judge for the California Department of Public Social Services.

Ms. Zubi enjoys traveling, finding new trails with her three delinquent pups, knitting and crochet, and coaching high school mock trial (she is proud to have coached the 2004 Iowa mock trial high school state champions). Ms. Zubi is committed to working with community groups fighting domestic violence and supporting pet adoption.


University of Iowa, College of Law (J.D.)

University of Kansas (all but dissertation in English)

Iowa State University (M.A., English)

University of California, San Diego (B.A., Literature)

Cornell University (certified mediator)


State Bar of California

State Bar of Maine

State Bar of Iowa

Veterans Court of Appeals