Ms. Lukeman-Bohrer is a flight attorney who brings an unconventional background and approach to the practice of law.
In addition to being a 1989 graduate from Columbia University, where she earned her B.A. in English Literature with Honors, and a 1992
graduate of Brooklyn Law School, J.D. where she was a Dean's Merit Scholar and member of the trial advocacy team, Melissa also attended Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism during her second and third year of law school. She worked as a beat reporter for a local Brooklyn newspaper while keeping up high marks in her legal subjects. She joined her journalistic skills to her appetite for justice and secured an internship with the Brooklyn Law School Criminal Appeals Clinic where she represented the rights of indigent appellants unable to afford private counsel.
Following law school, the flight injury lawyer clerked for the Honorable Arthur Minuskin in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County. Upon entering private practice Ms. Bohrer-Lukeman continued her strive to be the voice of the victim and assisted in the defense of hundreds of workers that were sued by a large corporation for attempting to secure benefits during a strike in which they were locked out of their jobs and livelihood.
Her investigative and journalistic training inspired her to author the well known and highly regarded history book, Glory, Passion, and Principle: The Story of Eight Remarkable Women at the Core of the American Revolution.
Today, Melissa combines her fiery litigation demeanor with her compassion and sensitivity for innocent victims, injured workers and the elderly. Her unparalleled attention to research, writing and legal work product makes her an invaluable addition to the airplane crash lawyers within the firm.