Melissa Yoest


Formerly a comptroller for a large construction company, Melissa has spent most of her life in the accounting industry. She is a titan when it comes to business and finance and has experience with many different types of companies. Her history, along with her passion for the law, has drawn her to defense work. She started out defending companies in workers compensation and now defends public entities at Porter Scott. In her spare time, she loves to immerse herself into other cultures either by food or travel.


Texas A&M Corpus Christi (M.B.A. 2022)
Focus in Accountancy
Lincoln Law School (J.D. 2018)
Member of Delta Theta Phi
Fresno Community College (A.A. 2014)
Certificate in Accounting, Finance, and Investments
California State University Chico (B.A. 2010)
Majored in Criminal Justice

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