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Jason M. Melton, Esq.

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Phone: (727) 823-0000

200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Education

J.D., The Catholic University of America

University of San Diego School of Law 

Comparative Law Institute, Florence, Italy

B.A., Southern Methodist University

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Florida, 2001
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

American Association for Justice Hernando County Bar Association 

President, 2007-2008

Executive Board Member, 2005-2007

Pinellas County Bar Association,
Member Since: 2013

Fifth Judicial Circuit Professional Committee, Inaugural Member

Florida Bar Association
Traffic Court Rules Committee

Teen Court Judge

Hernando County Small Claims Mediation

Citrus County Bar Association

Citrus-Hernando County Inn of Court

Previous Experience

Assistant State Attorney, State of Florida, 11th Judicial Circuit
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, Texas
U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C.

Office of General Counsel, Litigation
State Attorney’s Office, Montgomery County, Maryland

Awards and Professional Recognition

AV peer-reviewed rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyers, Rising Star
AVVO, Superb 10.0 rating, 2013
AVVO, Client’s Choice Award, 2012

Media Appearances

Bay News 9
NBC Channel 8
Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Tribune
BuzzFeed
Fox News 13
Co-Host 'Law Talk' - WWJB 1450 AM RADIO, Brooksville, Weekly Show 12:35-1:00 p.m.