William J. Melley
Hartford, CT Civil Litigation & Personal Injury Attorney
Exceptional experience, sound counsel and vigorous representation
As a law firm with a focus on three practice areas, we are able to keep our focus on you, our client. Attorney William J. Melley III gives you and your legal matter his full attention. With a practice that draws from clients from throughout Connecticut — from Hartford and New Haven to Bristol and Bridgeport — we place a high value on helping our clients attain closure, even in complex or difficult legal situations. Our goal is to provide clients with innovative solutions and outstanding results.
Attorney William J. Melley III
Mr. Melley is the founding attorney of the Hartford law firm of William J. Melley III. He received his B.A. from College of the Holy Cross in 1975 and earned his J.D. from Western New England College School of Law in 1979. William J. Melley III was admitted to Connecticut and the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut in 1979, to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second District, in 1993, and to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2000.
A native of Hartford, Connecticut, Mr. Melley has served as President of Board of Trustees for the Friends of Northwest Park In Windsor and has also served as commissioner of the Windsor Historical Society Society since 1985. He was formerly on the Board of Trustees for the Communities Law Center, a faith-based consortium of legal services for the working poor.
William Melley’s practice areas include insurance defense and insurance coverage, civil litigation defense, and personal injury. He is honored to hold an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell® and to have been named a civil litigation defense Super Lawyer®. He is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and has more than 30 years of mediation experience in three-judge panels and as a sole arbitrator.
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For more than 30 years, attorney William J. Melley III has provided representation and counsel to businesses and individuals throughout Connecticut. To discuss your legal needs, please contact us online or call our office at 860.247.9933.