Melanie Mitchell | Headshot Large | Balch & Bingham

Melanie Mitchell

Attorney
  • (228) 214-0386
Download Resume mbmitchell@balch.com
Education
  • Mississippi College School of Law
    J.D., 2021,

    summa cum laude, Moot Court

  • University of Southern Mississippi
    B.S., Political Science and History, 2017,

    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2021
About Melanie
Q&A
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

    My work as a litigator includes focusing on the details to find the right answer to each client’s diverse problems. I find it both exciting and fulfilling to work through complicated legal matters with my talented litigation team in order to help my clients succeed.

  • What type of clients do you represent?

    I represent a wide range of clients including individuals, commercial entities both large and small, and governmental entities. My practice emphasizes resolving business tort and contract claims, defending product liability and personal injury allegations, and settling controversies that arise in the course of business.

Credentials

Education
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2021,

    summa cum laude, Moot Court

  • University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., Political Science and History, 2017,

    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2021
Professional Affiliations
  • Charles Clark Inn of Court
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Phi Delta Phi
 
Awards & Accolades
  • Hearin Scholar
  • National Order of the Barristers
  • Legal Writer’s Circle, Inductee
  • Rankin County Bar Scholarship
  • Judge Tom S. Lee Scholarship
  • Paul Richard Lambert Public Service Scholarship
  • Law Review, Outstanding Board Member of the Year, 2020-2021
Community Involvement
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Delta Gamma Alumnae Association