experience when it matters most Over 4 Decades of Successful Representation On Your Side



When you experience a legal hardship, everything can change. Dealing with an issue can be incredibly stressful and cost you time, money, and headaches if you do not have a trained professional on your side. With more than four decades of experience in litigating on our clients' behalf, you can focus on recovering, instead of finding yourself overwhelmed and worried about your court case.

Call Shelander Law Offices today at (409) 204-0895 to schedule your consultation.

The unique benefit of having experience in such a wide range of legal matters affords our clients the confidence that their matters will be thoroughly addressed from all angles. This means that we apply a broad approach to your case in order to help ensure that no stone goes unturned in your important cases.


Our Beaumont attorneys offer every one of our clients a number of advantages. This includes working with you and your family to help understand your situation and thoroughly investigating the facts of your case to build a strong claim, defense, or legally binding document.

To do this, we offer clients the following:
  • Initial phone consultations
  • Payment plans available
  • Fast action on your matters
  • Personal communications and prompt responses
  • Same-day appointments when available


From personal family law matters to criminal issues and serious injuries, as well as nearly every other legal issue you can be involved in, Shelander Law Offices is a trusted partner for many families throughout Beaumont, Texas.

Our lawyers want to be your attorneys for all your legal needs. We want to work with you to help solve your issues, no matter what the case may be. No matter if you need help in court, in front of a private party or company, or against a big insurance agency, our Beaumont attorneys can help.

Contact our firm online today to learn more.

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 ...

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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