Melissa P. Bernier

Principal & Managing Attorney
Bernier Legal


Melissa P. Bernier is the principal and managing attorney of Bernier Legal, LLC, a boutique entertainment, fashion and business law firm.  Since establishing the firm in 2010, Melissa has worked with numerous musicians, entertainers, fashion designers and entrepreneurs in the pursuit of their endeavors, and has written several articles on entrepreneurship and the music business for publications such as Amour Creole Magazine and Haitianbeatz.com. Additionally, she has served as the fashion and style editor for The Haitian Times.

Ms. Bernier completed an undergraduate degree in politics at New York University and earned her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law. She is a member of the New York State Bar, The Business Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, The Metropolitan Black Bar Association and the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association.

Born in New York of Haitian parents, she is a former musician and dancer.