May and Perza, PA

Who We Are

Mitchell May
Director
Office 34 The Green, Dover, Delaware 19901
Web www.thedelawarelawyers.com
Phone (302) 736-1776
Fax (302) 736-1780
E-mail mmay@thedelawarelawyers.com

Mitch May is a domestic and civil litigation attorney with an active real estate practice. An experienced Family Court attorney, he represents clients in areas such as divorce, child custody, child support, and Protection From Abuse (PFA) hearings. Mitch maintains an active real estate practice providing experienced representation for clients purchasing homes, commercial property, and refinancing existing mortgages across the state. Mitch also maintains a general practice including the areas of wills, trust and estates, land use, and bankruptcy.


Admitted to the Bar in Delaware and Virginia in 2002, Mitch earned his bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University. While at George Washington, Mitch played varsity baseball and interned with the United States Secret Service. Mitch received his Juris Doctorate from The Columbus School of Law at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. During law school, Mitch clerked in the Gang Prosecution Unit at the United States Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC. Prior to the formation of his own firm, Mitch was an associate with the law firm of Street & Ellis in Dover, and served as law clerk to the Court of Common Pleas in Kent and Sussex Counties. Mitch was appointed by Delaware Family Court to serve as the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) from 2003-06.


Mitch resides with his wife and four children in Dover where he is active with the Holy Cross Parish. Mitch is a past president of the Kent County Bar Association.


Primary Practice Areas
  • Civil litigation
  • Family law
  • Municipal law
  • Residential and commercial real estate
  • Will and estate planning
  • Bankruptcy

Professional and Community Involvement
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Vice President, Kent County 2013-14
  • Kent County Bar Association, Past President 2012-13
  • Office of the Court Appointed Special Advocate, Legal Counsel, 2003-06

Bar Admissions
  • Delaware
  • Virginia

Education
  • B.A. George Washington University (Washington, D.C.)
  • J.D. Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.)

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Adam Perza
Director
Office 34 The Green, Dover, Delaware 19901
Web www.thedelawarelawyers.com
Phone (302) 736-1776
Fax (302) 736-1780
E-mail amp@thedelawarelawyers.com

Adam Perza is a partner of the firm May & Perza and maintains a legal practice that includes small business acquisitions, residential and commercial real estate transactions and mortgage refinancing, criminal defense, landlord/tenant litigation, liquor license acquisition and transfers, wills and estate preparation, and lottery prize management.


Admitted to the Delaware Bar in 2002 and the U.S. District Court for Delaware in 2003, Adam is the past president of the Kent County Bar Association and vice president of the Delaware State Bar Association. A graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering degree, his Doctor of Law was awarded by Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming a partner of May & Perza, Adam was formerly law clerk to Judge James Vaughn of the Delaware Superior Court and an environmental engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


Adam was elected to Dover City Council in 2012 as the representative of Dover’s Second District which is comprises downtown Dover and the residential neighborhoods of south Dover. Adam and his family are parishioners of Holy Cross Parish where he is a former member of parish council and is a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus.


Primary Practice Areas
  • Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission
  • Commercial real estate
  • Corporate and LLC formation
  • Criminal defense
  • Guardianships
  • Landlord tenant law
  • Liquor license applications and transfers
  • Lottery Prize Management
  • Mortgage refinancing
  • Residential real estate
  • Small business transactions
  • Wills and estate planning

Professional and Community Involvement
  • Dover City Council, 2012-present
  • Kent County Bar Association, President, 2011-2012
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Vice President, 2012-present
  • City of Dover Compensation Commission
  • Holy Cross Parish
  • Knights of Columbus, Dover Council No. 4182

Bar Admissions: Delaware
Education
  • Caesar Rodney High School (Camden, Delaware)
  • University of Delaware (Newark, Delaware)
  • Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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Melissa Hutchinson
Office 34 The Green, Dover, Delaware 19901
Web www.thedelawarelawyers.com
Phone (302) 736-1776
Fax (302) 736-1780
E-mail mhutchinson@thedelawarelawyers.com

Melissa Sander Hutchison is a real estate attorney who focuses her practice in both Kent and Sussex counties. In addition to real estate law, Melissa has a general practice which includes criminal defense, landlord/tenant litigation, and wills and estate planning.

Melissa was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 2009. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Delaware in 2006. She is a proud graduate of Smyrna High School.

Prior to joining May & Perza, Melissa served as a prosecutor in Kent County, Delaware and clerked for the Honorable James T. Vaughn, Jr. in Superior Court.

Melissa currently resides in Clayton with her family.

Primary Practice Areas
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate and LLC formation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Landlord/Tenant Litigation
  • Pardon/Expungement
  • esidential Real Estate
  • Wills and Estate Planning
Bar Admissions: Delaware
Education
  • Smyrna High School (Smyrna, Delaware)
  • B.S. University of Delaware (Newark, Delaware)
  • J.D. Widener University School of Law (Wilmington, Delaware)
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Conni Little
Real Estate Paralegal
Office 34 The Green, Dover, Delaware 19901
Web www.thedelawarelawyers.com
Phone (302) 736-1776
Fax (302) 736-1780
E-mail clittle@thedelawarelawyers.com

Conni Little is the Firm's Real Estate Paralegal. Conni grew up in St. Joseph, Michigan, where she attended Lake Michigan College. She moved to Dover in 1983 and since then has made Dover her home. She is the proud mother of two children; her son is a graduate of Caesar Rodney High School and is serving our country in the US Army, and a daughter who is currently attending Caesar Rodney High School.


She has also attended Delaware Technical and Community College majoring in Business Management/Accounting. She has worked extensively in the Real Estate and Legal Community of Kent County since 1984. Prior to joining May & Perza, P.A., Conni worked at Hudson, Jones, Jaywork and Fisher, LLC, Whitehurst and Curley, P.A. and Young & Malmberg.



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Harmon v. Harmon, 967 A.2d 145 (Del. 2008)


Jones v. Galloway, 927 A.2d 1009 (Del. Fam. Ct. 2006)