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190 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine LAW AND LAW ENFORCEMENT considerable expertise to numerous endeavors, such as the president of the Family Readiness Group of the Norfolk Army Recruiting Command, a volunteer for Reading Enhances All Children, a member of the Paralegal Studies Board of Advisors and a community police liaison. She was also recognized as a distinguished member of the Expert Network and has maintained membership with the Virginia State, Virginia Beach and Portsmouth Bar Associations. Likewise, Ms. Messman is a former treasurer of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association and member of the James Kent Inn of Court. Highlighted in Super Lawyers for her incredible legal acumen and accomplishments, Ms. Messman is currently studying towards her PhD in international studies, which she will receive from Old Dominion University in 2025. Looking forward, she intends to continue practicing within her local community, as well as leverage her skills and bring them to an international audience. Originally representing children in juvenile defense, Mykell L. Messman, Esq., sought to delve into the field of law at an early age. She first attended Dutchess Community College, where she received an AA in humanities in 2004. From there, she enrolled in Purchase College and earned a BA in history and political science, cum laude, in 2006. In 2009, Ms. Messman obtained a JD from the School of Law at Regent University and was subsequently admitted to practice in Virginia. The following year, she was admitted before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and theU.S. Court of Appeals for the FourthCircuit. At the inception of her career, Ms. Messman served as corporate counsel for Liberty Tax Service from 2009 to 2010. Shortly thereafter, she was an associate for Joseph W. Hood Jr., PC, between 2010 and 2011. For the following seven years, she was an attorney with Messman Law PLC. Since 2018, she has excelled as an attorney with Messman & Alleman, PLC, in which she specializes in human trafficking victim advocacy. Alongside her primary roles, Ms. Messman has served as amotivational speaker and has lent her MYKELL L. MESSMAN, ESQ. ATTORNEY Messman & Alleman, PLC Virginia Beach, VA