Melissa Rodriguez moved to California in 1987. She met her husband, Randy, in 1994 and shortly thereafter, they moved to Temecula, CA. Melissa and Randy have 3 sons, Brett, 26, Jordan, 24, and Ryan, 18. Melissa attended California Western School of Law in San Diego and graduated in 2003. After her family lived in Hawaii for a short period of time, they returned to the Inland Empire. Melissa was a prosecutor for two years at the San Diego City Attorney's Office before joining the San Bernardino District Attorney's Office in 2007.