Melissa K. Griffeth
Senior Associate

Melissa K. Griffeth was born and raised in the Midwest. Ms. Griffeth obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL.  Ms. Griffeth obtained her Juris Doctorate in 2003 from the St. Louis University School of Law. That same year, Ms. Griffeth was admitted to the Missouri Bar.  The following year, 2004, Ms. Griffeth was admitted to the Illinois Bar.

Ms. Griffeth began her legal career working for several highly rated criminal defense firms.  Over the next 20 years, she expanded her practice to include criminal defense, family law and personal injury. Ms. Griffeth and her family later relocated to Florida, and she was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2023.

Ms. Griffeth joined Bell Law Group in 2023.  Her diverse practice area, decades of litigation experience, and her representation of both plaintiffs and defendants, brings a unique perspective to her analysis of your case.

Ms. Griffeth has maintained her law licenses in all three states and is licensed to practice in the state courts in Missouri, Illinois, and Florida.  Melissa is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri and the Middle District of Florida.



Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, B.A. Political Science, 2001

St. Louis University School of Law, J.D. 2003


Florida Bar

Missouri Bar

Illinois Bar

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Illinois State Bar Association

American Bar Association



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