Attorneys At Law

1320 Third Street, SW
Roanoke, Virginia 24016

Attorneys At Law

1320 Third Street, SW
Roanoke, Virginia 24016

Attorney and Counselor at Law

Mel Williams is the principal for Mel Williams PLC. He brings more than 18 years of practical legal experience to bear in assisting you or your business. 

Mel has represented insurance companies, police officers, corporations, and employees in a variety of litigation matters, and he has prosecuted criminal cases from disorderly conduct to capital murder, and everything in between. 

Mel will hear you out - giving you the opportunity to share your concerns and needs in your legal matter.

Mel will take the time to research and consider your issues and advise you, not just on the law, but on other important aspects of any legal matter, such as how much a particular course of action might cost, public perception, impact on business and personal reputation, and the probable duration of a proposed course of action.


Meghan Strickler, Counselor at Law

 Meghan Strickler is an Associate Attorney at Mel Williams PLC. A native of Roanoke, Virginia, Meghan returned to her hometown after graduating from Ohio Northern University-Pettit College of Law in Ada, Ohio. Meghan was awarded the Carl Frederick Klein, Clara E. Berry Klein and Robert W. Summers, M.D. Scholarship and made the Dean’s List while in law school, an achievement for students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. 

Prior to attending law school, Meghan interned at the Botetourt Commonwealth Attorney’s Office in Fincastle, Virginia as well as the Capitol of Virginia. While attending Ohio Northern University-Pettit College of Law, she participated in ONU’s Civil and Corporate Clinics where she provided legal representation to those in the surrounding communities. After her first year of law school, she interned at the Roanoke Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western District of Virginia. In order to explore other areas of the law, she interned at the Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society in the Christiansburg, Virginia office after her second year of law school.   

Prior to joining Mel Williams PLC, Meghan represented individuals in criminal and civil matters, including, but not limited to family law matters and criminal defense of misdemeanor offenses.  


  • Employment
    • Internal Investigations
    • Harassment
    • Discrimination
    • Non-Compete Agreements
    • Grievances
    • Wage/Hour Disputes
  • Administrative/Regulatory
    • Professional Discipline
    • Licensing
    • Unemployment Benefits
  • Business/Corporate Disputes
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
    • Government Overreach
    • Police misconduct
    • Jail Conditions/Medical Care
  • Criminal Defense - serious misdemeanor and felony offenses
  • Landlord/Tenant



  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • Virginia Court of Appeals
  • All Virginia Circuit Courts
  • All Virginia General District Courts 
  • All Virginia Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts 

Contact Us

1320 Third Street, SW Roanoke, Virginia 24016



Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

and by appointment.