Melissa L. Douthit is an associate attorney at Gibbes Burton, LLC and practices in the areas of Corporate Law, Construction and Design Law, Commercial Litigation, and Professional Negligence.

Melissa is a 2017 graduate of Washburn University School of Law. During law school, Melissa served as the Kansas State Senate reading clerk for the 2016 legislative session and was a law clerk at Alderson, Alderson, Weiler, Conklin, Burghart & Crow, LLC in Topeka, Kansas.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Construction and Design Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Negligence

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2017


  • Washburn University School of Law
    • J.D. - 2017
  • Avila University
    • B.A. cum laude - December 2014
    • Honors:
      • Dean’s List Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014
      • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges
      • Avila Achievement Scholarship
      • Medaille Honor Society
      • Spirit of Avila Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar

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