About Our Team and Legal Services in Jefferson County, TX

Our team members come from diverse backgrounds and proudly represent clients with a wide range of legal needs. Over the years, we’ve worked hard to establish a proven record of success, and our high standards remain the same today. When you turn to Carrier & Allison Law for legal services in Jefferson County, TX, you can rest assured that you’ll receive excellent client care.

Contact our law office to schedule a consultation with an attorney from our team. We’ll review your case with you, answer any questions you may have, and recommend which steps you should take next. We look forward to working with you to protect your interests and uphold your right.

Melody G. Carrier

Melody G. Carrier

Melody G. Carrier practices school law, employment litigation defense, and immigration law. Her experience includes complex litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as appeals in Texas appellate courts and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Melody earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. She continued her education as a Langdell Scholar at South Texas College of Law, where she was honored as the most outstanding female graduate. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization certifies her in the area of Labor and Employment Law.

Melody belongs to the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the Texas and National Association of School Attorneys, College of the State Bar of Texas, State Bar School Law and Employment Law Sections, and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and Education Law Association. Additionally, she has served as the former director of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association. She has written and presented papers on several employment law and school law topics.

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Terrence A. Allison

Terrence Allison has a diverse range of practice areas, primarily focusing on family law, criminal law, probate, and business litigation. Terrence has tried cases throughout Texas, frequently handling custody cases in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, and in his hometown, Longview, Texas.

After serving in the United States Navy, Terrence graduated from Lamar University in 1994 and then completed graduate school at Texas A&M University in 1996. Before becoming an attorney, Terrence was a public-school teacher in Beaumont, Texas. Terrence graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2003.

Terrence is a Municipal Court Judge for the City of Beaumont, as well as a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Jefferson County Bar Association. Terrence has served on boards of local and charitable organizations and is often invited to schools as a guest speaker.