Ms. Melton is a native Texan. She received her Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from Texas A&M University and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center. While in law school, Ms. Melton served as a Senior Articles Editor for the Houston Journal of International Law and was a competitive member of the Mock Trial team.

During law school, Ms. Melton clerked for a construction litigation firm where she gained significant insight into the construction field and experience working on a wide variety of construction matters. Prior to joining West Mermis, Ms. Melton was an associate at a boutique property litigation firm where she worked directly with clients to address their litigation needs.


  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D. 2018
  • Texas A&M University, Psychology, B.S.cum laude, 2015 


  • Texas State Courts


  • Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation


  • Houston Journal of International Law, Senior Articles Editor
  • Interscholastic Mock Trial
  • Dean’s List
  • Dean’s Scholarship