Melody Petitt is an experienced family law attorney, licensed in the state of Texas. She successfully owned and operated her own firm in Beaumont, Texas for 12 years. In this position, she negotiated, mediated and tried many cases throughout Southeast Texas. Prior to opening her own firm, Melody worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the child support division of the Texas Attorney General’s office.
As an attorney handling divorce, custody and other family law cases, Melody understands that this can be a time of high stress and anxiety. Her goal in representation is providing clients with an accurate legal analysis of the facts and laws relevant to each client’s case so that clients are able to make informed decisions. Melody has a passion for helping families in their time of need and she values building trust with her clients and always being honest with them.
Melody will work hard to resolve your legal issues as quickly and efficiently as possible, while also preparing for the possibility that your case will proceed to trial. With almost 17 years practicing family law, Melody has the experience to address complex property issues, protect your business interests or handle child custody or support matters.
Melody is a graduate of Baylor University School of Law. During her time at Baylor, she was a member of the Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Society and participated in Baylor’s unique practice court program designed to teach law students to try cases.
Melody was previously a member of the Rotary Club of Beaumont, Texas. She is currently a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Collin County Bar Association and the Collin County Women Lawyers Association. Melody enjoys spending time with her children and fostering rescue dogs.