Jason M. Melton

Jason M. Melton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Spring Hill, FL

Whittel & Melton, LLC
 | 11020 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34608
Phone: 352-666-6666
Fax: 352-556-4839
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Family Law (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Jason M. Melton is a partner at Whittel & Melton, LLC, in Spring Hill, Florida. With a practice concentrated on criminal defense, DUI defense and personal injury, Mr. Melton represents clients in Spring Hill, Boca Raton, Bushnell, Gainesville, Inverness, Ocala and St. Petersburg.

    Mr. Melton obtained his undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University and later earned his law degree from Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America.

    Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Melton served as an assistant state attorney for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and also held positions with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas, the State Attorney's Office in Montgomery County, Maryland and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Today, he is licensed to practice in all Florida state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He also serves as a small claims court mediator in Hernando County.

    Active in professional organizations, Mr. Melton is a member of the Citrus County Bar Association, the Hernando County Bar Association, the Florida Bar, the Citrus Hernando American Inn of Court, the Florida Justice Association, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Association for Justice.

    Mr. Melton's accomplishments have earned him a number of honors. The peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell gave him its highest rating, AV Preeminent.* He has been featured in media including the Tampa Tribune, the St. Petersburg Times and BuzzFeed. He has also appeared on a variety of local television networks and co-hosts WWJB radio's legal program "Law Talk."

    *AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    About Jason Melton

    Admitted: 2002, Florida

    Professional Webpage: http://www.thefllawfirm.com/jason-m-melton-esq.html

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Hernando County Bar Association, 2005
    • Member, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Traffic Court Rules Committee, Florida Bar Association
    • Hernando County Small Claims Mediation
    • Member, Citrus-Hernando Inn of Court
    • Member, Citrus County Bar Association
    • Member, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
    • Teen Court Judge
    • Executive Board Member, Hernando County Bar Association, 2005-2007
    • President, Hernando County Bar Association, 2007-2008
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • Florida

    Educational Background:

    • Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1996
    • University of San Diego School of Law, Comparative Law Institute, Florence, Italy

    Industry Groups

    • American Association Of Justice
    • Florida Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Florida Justice Association
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    Office Location for Jason M. Melton

    11020 Northcliffe Blvd.
    Spring Hill, FL 34608

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    Last Updated: 10/24/2018

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