My name is Melina Palominos (like the horse but with an “s” at the end). I’m currently a student at Columbus State Community College obtaining my associates degree. I plan to transfer to Ohio Dominican in 2 years and major in Criminal Justice. I don’t have any brother or sisters, but I have an awesome mother who has done her best to raise me the best she could. I started working at the Malek and Malek Law Firm in January 2015 and its been a great experience. I help obtaining medical records, translating for Spanish speaking clients when the Spanish translator Mirna isn’t available, and also with the filling and scanning work around the office.
Tately joined the Malek & Malek team in August 2015. She assists in inputting new cases as well as the maintenance of personal injury files. Tately is new to Ohio and comes from a small town in Pennsylvania where her parents own a shoe store.
Evelyn joined Malek & Malek Law firm in November of 2015. She assists in filing and scanning documents that come into our offices as well as handling incoming calls.
Born and raised in Columbus, OH with plans on attending Columbus State Community College for a 2 year degree in Paralegal Studies. She is a motivated mother of a 2 ½ year old son who enhances that motivation to strive, excel, and succeed.
Dawn joined the Malek & Malek team in August of 2012. She is an experienced legal assistant who has worked extensively in the legal field during her professional career. She assists in the maintenance of the firm’s personal injury files, which includes obtaining medical records and reports, corresponding with insurance companies, and preparation of settlement packets. She has been a licensed State of Ohio Notary since 2006 and lives in Grove City with her husband and two awesome children.
Mirna joined the Malek & Malek team in July 2008. She assists our office as a Spanish translator and BWC case assistant. Mirna was born in Guatemala City and came to the United States in 1993. She is the mother of two wonderful sons, a 20 year old and a 1 ½ year old. Her children are her inspiration in everything she does. Mirna enjoys helping people and treats everyone with kindness and respect.
Bill is the Office Manager here at Malek & Malek and is responsible for the bookkeeping, client settlement disbursement preparation, general office duties and assistance to the attorneys and staff. He joined the Malek & Malek team part-time in January of 2012, while still operating his restaurant business. After his business sold in September of 2014, he started working full-time for Malek & Malek.
Paquito Bugayong is a Paralegal and joined the Malek & Malek team in February 2015. He attended Capital University Law School’s Paralegal Program and graduated with Highest Honors in January 2015. Prior to joining the Malek & Malek team, he was employed at Abbott for 17 years in the Diagnostics Division and gained extensive experience supporting immunoassays, specifically thyroid products. Paquito received his B.S. in Biology in 1995 from Illinois State University.