Serving the People of Texas for Over 4 Decades HEARTFELT LEGAL SOLUTIONS

Shelander Law Offices is one of Beaumont’s most established law firms with a distinct history of excellence.



At Shelander Law Offices, we truly take pride in advocating on behalf of the people, individuals, and families of Beaumont, TX and its surrounding communities. Our clients come to us after facing serious legal matters, many of which are life-changing in nature. The concerns that come along with these types of issues can cause grief and stress and you should not have to fend for yourself on your own devices.


Although the legal system can be intimidating and can seem rather unforgiving, we want to help you understand your rights and options as you move forward with your legal matter. Our Beaumont divorce lawyers have 50 years of combined legal experience and will use the in-depth knowledge we have gained in both trial and negotiation settings to your advantage.

You expect honesty and integrity from your attorney – and that is what you can expect by choosing Shelander Law Offices. Call us at (409) 204-0895 and request a phone consultations.

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Jefferson County Bar Association

Our Attorneys

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    Tara Shelander


    Tara Shelander offers a lot of energy, diligence, and motivation to serve you, as our client. Tara has a background in business and entrepreneurship. She has experience litigating cases involving business practices, contempt of court, child support, child custodydivorce, and criminal cases.

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    Mel W. Shelander


    Mel W. Shelander has practiced law at the same location for over 35 years, successfully handling thousands of different kinds of cases for clients throughout Texas. As a lawyer, he is intentionally not board-certified in any one area of practice because he does not want to narrow his practice to one specific area. Not only can he help in family law matters, but also personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning, business law, and landlord-tenant matters. As his client, you benefit from this ...
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    Colette Shelander


    Colette Shelander was born and raised in Beaumont. She is a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2014 and she obtained a Master’s Degree of Criminal Justice at Lamar University. She then attended law school in Charleston, South Carolina and returned right back to her hometown after graduation. She has the energy and drive to fight hard to get you what you deserve. She has served as an EMT so she performs well under pressure, and she will show the same compassion for you as she did ...
Amazing office and team that have helped me with several legal issues! Highly recommend!

Tanya R. - Former Client


Shelander Law Offices is comprised of experienced trial lawyers in Beaumont, TX. We take pride in honing our craft and giving clients the best possible legal counsel. Day-in and day-out, we are able to represent individuals going through complex legal issues, ranging from personal injury claims to contentious divorce battles. No matter what your case entails, we have the knowledge and the experience to guide your steps.

We recognize that our clients are facing a potentially life-changing event. To lessen the burden and stress associated with the legal process you face, we offer payment plans, initial consultations, and convenient consultation availability. You can be confident in knowing that we strive to resolve and address every aspect of your case - from initial consultation to final resolution - in the best manner possible.

Benefits of Retaining Shelander Law 

  • Personal Communications and Prompt Responses
  • Payment Plans Available
  • Same-Day Appointments When Available
  • Fast Action on Your Matters
  • Initial Phone Consultations

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