William J. Melley, III

WM

Biography

(Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
860.247.9933  Phone
860.247.9944  Fax
www.melleylaw.com
University Attended:
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1975
Law School Attended:
Western New England College School of Law, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Hartford County, Connecticut and American Bar Associations; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Connecticut Defense Lawyer's Association.
Birth Information:
Hartford, Connecticut, June 20, 1953
ISLN:
904869789

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 (9)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.3/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.3/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.3/5.0
  • Communication

    4.3/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.4/5.0
  • William J. Melley, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/25/14 in Civil Litigation on 06/25/14

    A fine lawyer and a fine person.

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    A fine lawyer and a fine person.

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      5.0/5.0
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    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/17/14 in Litigation on 06/17/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/16/14 in Personal Injury on 06/16/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/16/14 in Personal Injury Defense on 06/16/14

    Attorney Melley is a trial attorney with great skills and an impeccable reputation.

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    Attorney Melley is a trial attorney with great skills and an impeccable reputation.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 06/16/14 in Civil Litigation on 06/16/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    4.8/5.0 by a Unknown on 06/16/14 in Civil Litigation on 06/16/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 06/16/14 in Civil Litigation on 06/16/14

    I have known Jay for years and he has always impressed me as a very good lawyer and one of the highest integrity

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    I have known Jay for years and he has always impressed me as a very good lawyer and one of the highest integrity

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    3.8/5.0 by a Partner on 07/02/14 in Civil Litigation on 07/02/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • William J. Melley, III

    1.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/17/14 in Civil Liability on 06/17/14

    excellent lawyer, high ethics,

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    excellent lawyer, high ethics,

    • Legal Knowledge

      1.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      1.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      1.0/5.0
    • Communication

      1.0/5.0
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