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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Litigation: 10%


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  • Jason Scott Gilbert

    I endorse this lawyer. Mel is a fantastic attorney that is well known for getting great results for his clients. If I needed a defense lawyer, I would hire Mel Coxwell.


    Jason Gilbert Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Great attorney.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful death Attorney
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Contact info

20 Eastgate Dr.
Suite E
Brandon, MS, 39042


MSAuthorized to practice law199208/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Murphy Adkins Service AwardCity of Brandon Mississippi2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMel Coxwell P.A.2007 - Present
PartnerDuggan, Coxwell & Lemon2004 - 2007
Assistant District AttorneyOffice of the District Attorney of Rankin/Madison County2002 - 2004
Assistant District AttorneyOffice of the District Attorne of Hinds County1999 - 2002
OwnerMel Coxwell Attorney at Law1992 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rankin County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee Member2011 - Present
Mississippi Bar, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Rankin County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Rankin County Rotary ClubMember2004 - Present
Mississippi BarMember1992 - Present
Mississippi BarBar Commissioner2011 - 2013
Rankin County Rotary ClubFormer President2009 - 2010
Rankin County Bar AssociationFormer President2008 - 2011
Rankin County Bar AssociationPast Vice President2005 - 2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Southern MississippiCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law Practice in MississippiThe fundamentals of terminating parental rights2013
Criminal Law: New & NowCross-Examination of Expert Witness2009
Criminal Law: New & NowDo you have the Gall to use 18 USC 3553(a)2009