Melanie Berkowitz is a lawyer and freelance writer with over sixteen years of experience writing and lawyering as well as educating others about writing and lawyering.  She is a regular contributor to’s Employer Resource Center and also lectures lawyers and business people on how to improve their communication skills as a way to improve their business relationships.   In her spare time she hones her other expertise as a mother to three girls, gluten free cook and baker and small-business owner.  Visit her other website at