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Melanie J. Shepard*


*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.


Melanie is a paralegal in the firm’s Litigation practice group. She assists Michael Best attorneys and clients with all aspects of litigation, including research, drafting and reviewing documents, and overall case management. She has particular experience with trial-prep, creating streamlined litigation readiness systems and client-driven communication channels.

Before joining the firm, Melanie worked at the Texas Office of the Attorney General - Law Enforcement Defense Division and at the University of Texas - Legal Services for Students department.

Professional Activities

  • Capital Area Paralegal Association


Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Central Texas Election Protection Committee (a non-partisan organization committed to assessing current election law and its effect on Texan voters)
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