Melanie Mitchell Selected to Serve as Committee Chair for the Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division Lawyer in Every Mississippi Classroom Committee
Melanie Mitchell, attorney in the Gulfport office and member of the Litigation Practice, has been selected to serve as committee chair for the Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Lawyer in Every MS Classroom committee.
Lawyer in Every Mississippi Classroom is a program sponsored annually by The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division. This program offers classrooms throughout Mississippi a visit from a lawyer during the school year. Any teacher, Kindergarten through 12th grade, is invited to have a lawyer visit. The program offers students the opportunity to learn about the legal system, their rights, and the importance of understanding the law in their daily lives. It can also introduce students to the legal profession as a potential career path.
The Mississippi Bar YLD is active in many public service endeavors, including lawyers 37 years and younger and any lawyer over the age of 37 during their first three years of practice following their admission. The Division’s committees are responsible for planning and implementing many of its projects, including projects such as the Law-Related Education Programs.
Melanie represents corporations and individuals in a variety of litigation areas. She serves as the go-to legal advisor for matters related to labor & employment, product liability, construction, real estate, and business contracts. Melanie dedicates herself to finding personalized, thorough solutions for her clients and building lasting relationships with them. She was a recipient of the Hearin Scholarship, as well as the Justice H. Dickinson Professionalism Award.