John F. Melton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Austin, TX

The Melton Law Firm, PLLC
 | 925 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Suite B225
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-900-7258
Fax: 512-330-0067
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney John F. Melton is the founder and owner of The Melton Law Firm in Austin, Texas. Board certified in both Labor & Employment Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Melton has more than 20 years of total legal experience, and he provides invaluable representation and support to clients throughout the greater Austin metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    • Wrongful termination
    • Workplace discrimination
    • Sexual harassment
    • Hostile work environments
    • Wage and hour disputes and equal pay matters
    • Employer retaliation
    • Whistleblower claims
    • Civil rights violations
    • Personal injury
    • Car dealership employment law violations

    A staunch advocate for the rights, interests and entitlements of his clients, Mr. Melton has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for those who experience serious violations of their rights as workers as well as those who suffer injuries or lose loved ones due to preventable tragedies caused by someone else's negligence. In recognition for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    A native of Austin, Mr. Melton has a genuine concern for the legal issues that affect the members of his community, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth knowledge of the law as well as his aggressive approach at obtaining the favorable outcomes his clients expect and deserve. He is also known for his ability to tackle even the toughest and most challenging cases, and his practice regularly receives referrals and requests for assistance from other attorneys.

    Mr. Melton graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1996. He then attended the University of San Diego School of Law, where he served as comment editor of the San Diego Law Review. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999 and his license to practice in Texas that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the Texas Supreme Court.

    A fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation, Mr. Melton he is an active member of his legal community, as evidenced by his memberships with various local, state and national legal organizations.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment


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    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021

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    Office Location for John F. Melton

    925 S Capital of Texas Hwy
    Suite B225
    Austin, TX 78746

    Phone: 512-900-7258

    Fax: 512-330-0067

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