Parlatore Law Group Announces Three New Attorneys

December 21, 2020 | Written By Laurel Sceviour

Parlatore Law Group Announce Three New Attorneys

Parlatore Law Group, LLP is thrilled to announce our continued growth, as three new attorneys have joined our firm in the month of December 2020, expanding our operations in Honolulu, HI; Philadelphia, PA; and Omaha, NE. Read on for more of what these impressive lawyers bring to Parlatore Law Group.


Melissa Rueschhoff, Esq.

Melissa Rueschhoff has joined Parlatore Law Group as a Partner in our Honolulu, HI office. She is an in-demand litigation and criminal law attorney, practicing in the areas of Civil Litigation, including special victims and human trafficking, Internal Investigations, Strategic Legal Communications, and Government/Political Law. She has been practicing law for over two decades in nine jurisdictions and is thrilled to bring her experience to Parlatore Law Group.  

“Melissa has a very strong background in many aspects of our justice system.  From fighting in the courtroom to assisting victims and even taking part in the legislative process to create new laws, she has in incredible breadth of experience.  We are very excited for her to bring her significant skills to work with our clients, while expanding the firm’s footprint to the Hawaiian islands.” 

–Timothy Parlatore, Founder and Managing Partner

I am fortunate to be a partner at such a contemporary law firm with such brilliant attorneys offering such a wide variety of legal specialties. I was instantly drawn to their desire to meet local client needs using a global vision. And I look forward to working alongside these partners to seek justice for our clients and do our part to make this world a better place.” 

–Melissa Rueschhoff, Partner

Ms. Rueschhoff has spent much of her career working on behalf of special victims. As a Civil Litigator, she is passionate about not only stopping the sex trafficking of adults and children alike, but also holding businesses accountable that are apathetically catering to these networks. Prior to joining Parlatore Law Group, Ms. Rueschhoff’s legal career had been focused on Criminal Prosecution in Special Victim’s Units and, most recently, in combating child sex trafficking at home and abroad. In Hawaii, she was an Analyst / Special Prosecutor for the Hawaii Internet Crimes Against Children Unit in the Hawaii Attorney General’s Office and a Legislative Attorney for the Judiciary Chair in the Hawaii State Legislature. 

She is admitted to practice in Alabama, Arizona, Hawaii, and Texas state courts, as well as the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Federal District Courts in Texas and The Court of Federal Claims. 

To view Melissa Rueschhoff’s full biography and contact info, click here.


Kieran McDowell, Esq.

Kieran McDowell has joined the firm as a Partner in our Philadelphia, PA office. Kieran is an accomplished administrative law attorney, handling issues such as Performance Evaluation Appeals, Board for Correction of Naval Records Upgrades, Veterans Law Assistance, Disability Evaluation Services, Financial Support and Military Protective Order Assistance and review.  

“I am very excited that Kieran has decided to join Parlatore Law Group.  She is extremely talented, passionate and motivated to ensure the best possible outcome for her clients.  Kieran will be a tremendous asset to our growing client base of military and veteran clients, while also establishing our new office in Philadephia.” 

–Timothy Parlatore, Founder and Managing Partner

I am ecstatic and honored to join Parlatore Law Group!  Tim has hired outstanding talent across all areas of law (as well as time zones!), therefore creating an atmosphere that can rapidly respond to clients’ needs quickly and effectively.  I pride myself on collaboratively working with my clients while securing the best results possible and providing speedy feedback; this environment fosters exactly that, fast and effective legal assistance. The talent Tim has put together is exceptional; I couldn’t be more excited to begin working with this group and provide our clients the best legal services possible!” 

–Kieran McDowell, Partner

Ms. McDowell joins Parlatore Law Group with a passion for advocating on behalf of servicemembers and veterans facing complex administrative roadblocks. She previously worked with a Marine Wounded Warrior Battalion where she successfully secured benefits for servicemembers who had been fighting, in some instances, for years. From this experience and subsequent appellate successes, Ms. McDowell draws her passion to provide the best assistance to servicemembers and veterans facing similar hurdles.

She is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.

To view Kieran McDowell’s full biography and contact info, click here.


Jay Klimes, Esq.

Jay Klimes has joined the firm as counsel in our Omaha, Nebraska location. Jay is an accomplished attorney practicing in the fields of entrepreneurship, small business development, and intellectual property. He assists physician and healthcare professionals looking to start medical practices with patent and trademark licensure, in addition to negotiating contract review, and creating and implementing strategies for growth.

“Jay brings an exciting new practice area to the Parlatore Law Group team, with his focus on helping physicians and healthcare professionals.  Jay’s passion for helping his clients and attention to detail make him a fantastic addition to the team.”              

 –Timothy Parlatore, Founder and Managing Partner

"I am excited to join this fast-growing team of dedicated attorneys at Parlatore Law Group who devote themselves to providing excellent representation to clients across the legal spectrum. I look forward to working in a firm that tackles legal innovation and professional growth head on while I move forward in healthcare law and branch out into new practice areas."       

 –Jay Klimes, Counsel

Jay joins Parlatore Law Group with a passion for working with small businesses and serving medical professionals. Extremely knowledgeable about healthcare administration and policy, he is an asset in laying the groundwork for growing and maintaining a medical practice with the proper legal safeguards in place. Whether serving dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, or other medical professionals, Mr. Klime’s extensive knowledge and expertise allow him to best serve the unique needs of those in the medical community.

He is licensed to practice in Nebraska. 

To view Jay Klime’s full biography and contact info, click here.

Parlatore Law Group LLP is a new and innovative law firm that delivers services through a cloud-based platform, dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality legal services at highly competitive rates. We do this by removing all the barriers, bureaucracy and bloated overhead costs associated with traditional law firms, and instead focus on unleashing the energy and individual genius of the best legal minds in the industry.  Parlatore Law Group is growing and actively hiring attorneys from a wide range of practice areas and geographies, while offering industry leading compensation packages and quality of life.  As a veteran owned business, Parlatore Law Group LLP is also dedicated to hiring veterans, reservists, National Guardsmen, and military spouses.

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