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Melinda Elder

Director of Knowledge & Research Services


University of Texas (Austin) - B.A. Philosophy 1990

University of Houston - J.D. 1993

University of North Texas - M.S. Library Science 1995


Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem, Child Advocates, Inc.

Pro Bono Attorney, Kids In Need of Defense

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


Melinda oversees all aspects of research services necessary to support the firm's provision of legal services. She provides comprehensive legal, market, industry, client and competitive research for the firm's attorneys, paralegals, and support staff at all levels of inquiry and complexity.

Professional Affiliations

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Area Law Librarians
  • American Association of Law Libraries