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    Melissa Grimes focuses her practice in the area of energy and mineral title law.

    Memberships & Awards

    Key Experience

    Conducted and prepared full title abstracts on coal, oil, gas and other minerals in the Appalachian Basin
    Prepared and reviewed title examinations and drafted title opinions
    Performed due diligence by assisting in evaluating and determining marketability of client's assets for energy transactions

    Work Experience

    2013 Steptoe & Johnson
    2011-2013 Abstractor, Steptoe & Johnson
    2008 Legal Assistant, Steptoe & Johnson
    2005-2007 Office of Institutional Advancement, WJU

    Speaking Engagements

    "Aristotle and Aquinas: Intrinsic Morality versus God's Morality"

    Contributing Author, Conservatorship Handbook, How to Use Conservatorship to Address Blighted and Abandoned Property for Philadelphia's Community Leaders

    Co-Author, Summary of Selected Principles of Ohio Oil and Gas Law

    Presenter, VII International Congress on the Future of Western Civilization, Lublin Poland 2008