Beaumont, TX WW/Press/June 30, 2017– Mel W. Shelander, Founder & Attorney of Shelander Law Offices was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2017-2018 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
The Shelander Law Offices serves clients in the Beaumont, Texas and the surrounding areas. The firm has experience trail lawyers, who take pride in honing their craft and giving clients the best possible legal counsel. They represent individuals going through complex legal issues, ranging from family law, personal injury claims, criminal defense, business, real estate, probate and estate planing and civil litigation. No matter what the clients case entails, they have the know-how and the experience to guide their steps.
Mel W. Shelander has practiced law at the same location for over 40 years, as the founder of the firm he successfully handled thousands of different kinds of cases for clients throughout Texas. He has a true passion helping people, As a lawyer, he is intentionally not board certified in any one area of practice because he does not want to narrow his practice to one specific area. As his clients, they will benefit from this broad viewpoint for their specific case. A native of Beaumont, Texas, he founded this firm with a strong tradition of service to his community, having the knowledge and specialized skill to work for his clients.
Attorney Shelander, graduated from Lamar University – Beaumont (BBA in 3 years) and South Texas College of Law – /houston (in 2 1/2 years). He is admitted to practice in All Texas State Courts, Federal Court – Eastern and Southern District of TX, Fifth Circuit of Appeals of the U.S and the U.S. Supreme Court. He sits on the Board of the Lamar University Cardinal Club, Past Board Member – BPM Club, Past President – Beaumont Little Dribblers Basketball League, President and Director of Cradle of Life Adoption Agency, Inc., and City of Beaumont – Parks and Recreation Citizen’s Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, Jefferson County Bar Association, Jefferson County Family Law Lawyer’s Association, Jefferson County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Past Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption and Family Law, Jefferson County Settlement Week Mediator, Mentor for other attorneys in Adoption and Family Law, Frequently contacted by local media to provide professional opinions regarding adoption, and is a Volunteer Attorney for the Pro Bono Program.
Mr. Shelander is married and the father of five children.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.