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Melissa L. Borja – Divorce Attorney

BS Criminal Justice and Corrections, San Diego State University
JD, California Western School of Law


Divorce attorney san diegoAn effective, efficient family law practitioner, Melissa L. Borja is a strong advocate for those she represents and a valuable member of the Goldberg Jones team. She is a competitive, dedicated attorney and a great asset to the husbands and fathers of the San Diego area.

Kind, hardworking, and professional, Melissa has the skills and preparation to handle a particular case, wherever it takes her. She’s committed to providing fierce and transparent representation, no matter the circumstances.

Prior to pivoting to family law full-time, Melissa worked primarily in personal injury law and corporate law. She also has a background in banking and financial matters.

In talking about what draws her to this field, she says, “I am a single mom and have had to go through the system with my son. I think this gives me a unique ability to advise, connect, and empathize with my clients.”

She also adds, “I want to use my degree to help people in my community, and in this area of law I help people navigate one of the most difficult situations they will ever have to handle. “

Melissa received her bachelor of science in criminal justice and corrections from San Diego State University. After that, she moved on to California Western School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor. She is a proud member of the San Diego County Bar, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego.

Born and raised in San Diego, Melissa has a deep love for the community and can often be found exploring the city or at a Padres baseball game with her son and significant other. Go Padres!


I reached out to Golberg/Jones to assist with a revision to a spousal support order due to pending retirement. Attorney Melissa Borja did an outstanding job getting the agreement together, signed and finalized in record time. She kept me advised throughout and was a pleasure to work with. While the process may seem intimidating, Melissa was always cheerful, encouraging, and thoroughly professional. She is a great asset to the firm and would be a great advocate for any client.  Thanks, Melissa for all your help!

Mike S.

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