LegalShield Appoints Melvin C. Hall to its Board of Directors

LegalShield, the world’s largest platform for legal, identity, and reputation management services, announced that it has appointed Melvin C. Hall, civil rights lawyer, author and board member of The Innocence Project, to its board of directors.

“LegalShield is driven to create a world where access to justice and security are equal for every human,” said LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell. “Melvin brings the right experience and passion to help us achieve both our corporate and societal goals. Melvin possesses a wealth of insights gained from his service as an assistant district attorney and through his many years of raising awareness on civil rights issues and practicing civil rights law.”

The appointment of Hall underscores LegalShield’s mission to protect and empower people with the tools and services needed to affordably live a just and secure life. The company invests in scalable technology to continue evolving its best-in-class platform of products and services for nearly 2 million members. Technological innovation combined with direct, personal assistance from legal and privacy professionals set the company apart from other DIY legal and identity theft protection services.

About Melvin C. Hall
“Last year alone, LegalShield helped its members save or recoup a combined total of over $20 million,” said Hall. “This factor, combined with access to humble, approachable, sincere legal and personal security professionals who want to help, is making a significant difference in members’ lives.”

Hall is a shareholder partner with the legal firm of Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis. In addition to his law practice, he is a nationally sought-after speaker and lecturer on employment law and civil rights issues. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma lecturing on employment law and the civil rights movement, and serves on numerous boards including the Arvest Bank Board of Directors, the Executive Committee of the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies, the Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) Board of Advocates, and the Board of Visitors of the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

About LegalShield and IDShield
A trailblazer in the democratization of affordable access to legal protection, LegalShield is the world’s largest platform for legal, identity, and reputation management services covering more than 4.4 million people. Its IDShield identity theft solution for individuals and families has more than one million members. LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 140,000 businesses. In addition, over 34,000 companies offer LegalShield and IDShield plans to their employees as a voluntary benefit. Both legal and identity theft plans start for less than $25 per month. 

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