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Mr. Charles Taunton Melville
900 Market Street Suite 300
Shreveport, LA 71101

Phone: (318) 429-6770
Facsimile: (318) 429-6771

Mr. Melville joined the firm July 1, 2012. Prior to being licensed to practice law in Louisiana, Mr. Melville held leadership staff positions for political candidates, including current Louisiana State Treasurer John N. Kennedy and for State Senator Jody Amedee. Mr. Melville also served as an intern in Washington, D.C. for US Senator Orrin Hatch. Additionally, Mr. Melville managed the campaign for his father, David Melville, the 2010 Democratic Nominee for US Congress in Louisiana’s 4th District. Mr. Melville was the Treasurer for the 2012 US Presidential campaign of his uncle, former Governor of Louisiana, Buddy Roemer.

Primary Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:
Louisiana, 2010
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 2012
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, 2012
U. S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana, 2012
U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2012

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2009
Louisiana Tech University, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Louisiana Bar Association, 2010 – present
Shreveport Bar Association, 2010 – present


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