Melissa S. Grimes


Melissa Grimes focuses her practice in the area of energy and mineral title law.

Representative Experience

  • Conducted and prepared full-title abstracts on coal, oil, gas, and other minerals in the Appalachian Basin
  • Prepared and reviewed title examinations and drafted title opinions
  • Performed due diligence by assisting in evaluating and determining the marketability of client’s assets for energy transactions

Licensed In

  • Pennsylvania


  • J.D. Duquesne University Kline School of Law
  • B.A. Wheeling Jesuit University


  • Women’s Energy Network

Speaking Engagements

  • “Aristotle and Aquinas: Intrinsic Morality versus God’s Morality”
  • Presenter, VII International Congress on the Future of Western Civilization, Lublin Poland 2008


  • Contributing Author, Conservatorship Handbook, How to Use Conservatorship to Address Blighted and Abandoned Property for Philadelphia’s Community Leaders
  • Co-Author, Summary of Selected Principles of Ohio Oil and Gas Law

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