Melissa Groover Jones received her M.B.A. with a specialization in Human Resources from the New York Institute of Technology in 2009. In 2013, Melissa received her J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law and is admitted to the Mississippi Bar. Melissa spent time in private practice as well as in the corporate arena as In-House Counsel. She joined the Trent Lott Leadership Institute in 2017. Melissa also teaches classes in legal research, writing and analysis as well as provides pro bono legal services for Chancery Clinics. To complete her educational career, Melissa is pursuing an Ed.D. in higher education.