Melissa Carr


Melissa is an experienced trial lawyer, member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and a certified mediator. During her eighteen-year career, she has gained extensive trial experience as managing in-house counsel for an insurance company, head litigation attorney for a plaintiffs’ firm, and partner at a mid-size firm before joining DBC. Melissa strives to educate and empower her clients to make the best decisions before, during and after the litigation process. She handles all kinds of civil litigation matters including commercial litigation, business and partnership disputes, construction defects, employment discrimination, premises liability, insurance coverage matters, contract disputes, real estate disputes, and personal injury.

University of Akron School of Law, J.D. (2004)
University of Queensland, Australia, Diplomate, International and Comparative Law Program (2002)
Heidelberg College, B.A., Magna Cum Laude (1998)
University of Texas School of Law Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution, Certified Mediator (2015)

American Board of Trial Advocates
Austin Bar Association

State Bar of Texas (2008)
State Bar of Ohio (2004, Inactive)
Federal District Courts in Texas