Title: Managing Partner
Company: Myers & Ball LLP
Location: Newport, Tennessee, United States
Melissia R. Ball, Esq., Managing Partner at Myers & Ball LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in personal injury law.
Finding that some people could not fight for themselves when they had been wronged, Ms. Ball has dedicated her nearly 15-year career in law to serving the underdog. Upon graduating from Walters State Community College, she soon became a certified paralegal through the National Association of Legal Assistants. She went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in organizational management from Tusculum College in 2001 and achieved a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law in 2006. Today, Ms. Ball is certified to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Eastern District Court of Tennessee. She commenced her career as a senior paralegal and office administrator for the law office of Fred L. Myers, Jr. from 1990 to 2006.
Since 2006, Ms. Ball has excelled as the managing partner of Myers & Ball LLP, where she specializes in personal injury, motor vehicle accidents and Social Security disability. Additionally, she is a presenter, speaker, advisory board member and adjunct faculty member of paralegal classes at Walters State Community College. Presently, Ms. Ball holds membership with the Knoxville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Supreme Court of Tennessee, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, National Organization of Social Security Claims Representative, Newport/Cocke County Bar Association and American Association for Justice. Looking ahead, she hopes to expand her staff in order to help more clients across Tennessee. Simply put, Ms. Ball attributes her success to God. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and scuba diving, as she is a certified rescue scuba diver.
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