Melugin Law Firm, PLLC was created to help people.
Joe’s passion for representing workers who risk their lives undertaking many dangerous lines of work in order to provide for themselves and their families enables him to excel when assisting them in standing up to big corporations and insurance companies. Understanding his clients’ circumstances and incorporating their perspectives serves as his driving force when pursuing justice on their behalf. Moreover, he understands that the legal process can be daunting, confusing, and intimidating, which is why he makes himself available to his clients anytime they may have questions or concerns.
Joe has also represented clients whose civil rights have been violated by local police. Beginning in 2014, Joe served as lead counsel for Audry Releford, whose unarmed veteran son, Kenny, was shot and killed by Houston police. In June 2017, the City of Houston settled with Mr. Releford. According to the Houston Chronicle, it was “by far the largest settlement to be reported in any case involving an unarmed person killed by police in Houston in years.”
In his spare time, Joe enjoys traveling, eating good food, drinking good beer and listening to live music. He is an avid sports fan, particularly of the Tennessee Volunteers, Houston Rockets, and Houston Astros. Joe and his wife are proud parents of two children. Please contact our firm at your earliest convenience if you have any questions for Attorney Joe Melugin regarding your legal rights. Initial consultations are always free.
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of California
State Bar of Illinois
State Bar of Missouri
Houston Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Houston Young Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
University of Houston Law Center, J.D.
University of Tennessee, B.S.
Federal Districts for: Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Texas
Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
Northern District of Illinois
Central District of California
Federal Courts of Appeals: U.S. Fifth Circuit