Melissa Bialos Floyd

Melissa Bialos Floyd


Ms. Bialos Floyd focuses her practice in the representation of employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters. Prior to joining Capehart Scatchard, Melissa served as a Judicial Clerk to The Honorable Donald P. Gaydos, J.S.C., Criminal and Special Civil Part Divisions.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey



Rutgers School of Law, Camden, NJ. Juris Doctorate.
James J. Hunter, III Memorial Moot Court Board, Member.

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude

Professional Awards & Honors

Finalist, James J. Hunter, III Memorial Moot Court Competition, 2001

Charles R. Weiner Political Science Baccalaureate Award of Excellence, 1990

Designated President’s Scholar, 1990

Professional Associations & Memberships

New Jersey State Bar Association, Member

Classes & Seminars

“New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview for Comp Professionals,” in-house AmeriTrust, November 2021

“Guess the Defense” & “Section 20-22,” AmeriTrust, March 2020

“The Practical Life Of A Claim In New Jersey,” in-house AmeriTrust, July 2018

“New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law Summary,” in-house Meadowbrook Insurance Group, April 2015

“Law Day Seminar,” New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation, May 2014

Ethical Issues in Fair Dealing with Court and Other Parties, Division of Workers’ Compensation, 2014

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Compensability Issues in Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey, Meadowbrook Insurance Group, October 2013

New Jersey Workers’ Comp Overview For Comp Professionals, In-House Marriott Claims Services, May 2012

Understanding Permanency Awards in New Jersey and Ways to Settle Cases, Fraud, Important Court Decisions in 2010 Which You Need To Know, New Jersey Subrogation Rules Section 40 Liens, and Fraud, in-house Meadowbrook Insurance Group, March 2011

Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Cases To Know; Update On Recent Decisions And Legislation; and The 2008 Workers’ Comp Reform Legislation: How Will It Affect Your Company, in-house presentation to Meadowbrook Insurance Group, August 2009

Workers’ Compensation Overview, in-house presentation to client, Meadowbrook Insurance Group, November 2007

“Medical Concepts for Workers’ Compensation Attorneys,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, October 2007

Mastering Workers’ Comp in New Jersey, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2007

The Complete Survival Guide to New Jersey Workers’ Comp, Council on Education in Management, January 2007