Lawyer scores 3BD in Pasadena

Medium 6c38ac9361aa59f28a8cec35429c25b6 Melanie Marie Savarese, Jeffrey Thomas Savarese, Ralph T. Savarese and Joan T. Savarese bought a three-bedroom, two-bath home at 890 Adelaide Drive in Pasadena from Christopher and Jamie Dickson for $755,000 on Dec. 7.

The 1,866-square-foot house in Central Pasadena was built in 1932.

Ms. Savarese is a lawyer with a private practice in Sierra Madre. The areas of her practice include catastrophic personal injury, civil rights violations, product liability, CFRA/FMLA violations and wills and trusts. She most recently was an attorney at Mathews & Rager, LLP. Prior to that, she served as a litigator at Gancedo & Nieves, LLP.

She holds a B.A. in philosophy and sociology from Villanova University and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.

Melanie Marie Savarese and Jeffrey Thomas Savarese previously bought the house at 30 E. Bonita Ave. in Sierra Madre for $632,000 in Sept. 2003.

Ralph T. Savarese and Joan T. Savarese also bought a condo at 230 S. Madison Ave. in Pasadena for $392,500 in Sept. 2004.

According to, there have been 1,091 home sales in Pasadena during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $480,000.

Address: 890 Adelaide Drive
Buyer(s): Jeffrey Thomas Savarese, Joan T Savarese, Melanie Marie Savarese (Trustee) and Ralph T Savarese
Seller(s): Christopher J Dickson and Jamie L Dickson
Sale date: Dec. 7, 2010