Melinda M. Higby

Business Manager and Paralegal

Melinda (Mindy) Higby graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies. She went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of North Florida. She has worked for over 25 years as a litigation paralegal with some of the most distinguished trial attorneys in the state and has developed an abundance of valuable, practical trial experience which she brings to bear for Abel Bean clients. Mindy is also responsible for the business management of Abel Bean Law and assists the team by supporting the needs of a busy law practice, while maintaining a personal commitment to every client. Mindy is married and she and her husband, Mark, have two sons currently attending college at the University of Virginia and Auburn University. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, watching college football, travelling, showing and enjoying her Irish setters.

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Phone: (904) 516-5436



  • University of Central Florida
    • Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies.
  • University of North Florida
    • Master’s Degree in Public Administration