Melissa Fenwick


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J.D., The University of Mississippi School of Law – May 2021

M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design – May 2005

B.A., Mississippi State University – May 2003

Legal Experience

Law Clerk, Texas Defender Service – Houston, TX – May 2019 – August 2019

Areas of Interest

Criminal Law

Civil Rights Law

Capital Defense

Immigration Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

Staff Editor, Mississippi Law Journal – Volume 89

Vice President, American Constitution Society

Fundraising Chair, Public Interest Law Foundation


The Long Row: Examining the Contemporary, Cruel, and Unusual Death PenaltyWilliamette University Social Justice and Equity Law Journal – Vol.3