By Lauren Jones, Photo by Courtney Runn
Native Texan Melissa M. Williams is a board-certified family-law attorney with more than 20 years of experience. She graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1995, and immediately opened her own law practice devoted exclusively to family law. Williams practices both traditional litigation and collaborative divorce. She understands divorce is a very difficult process, treating her clients with compassion, dignity and professionalism. She focuses on creating customized solutions for her clients and minimizing conflict. In 2004 and 2005, Williams was selected as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star. Outside the courthouse, Williams loves traveling with her daughter, who is currently a student at Texas A&M University, and enjoys hiking and reading.