Co-Founder & Executive Director
Melissa Marantes is the Executive Director and co-founder of Orlando Center for Justice. Her work at OCJ includes teaching and mentoring law students because her passion is to inspire future community lawyers and providing legal services to the community in Central Florida. Mrs. Marantes sits on the Mayor's Multicultural Affairs Committee. Prior to being a lawyer, Mrs. Marantes worked for 10 years in the advertising industry as an interactive broadcast producer for the Hispanic market. Mrs. Marantes is a FAMU Law alumni, a Latina, mother of two, community lawyer and advocate for access to justice in Central Florida.