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250 Hudson Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106

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Board-Certified Civil Litigation Attorney in Hartford, CT

How our focus on preparation benefits our civil litigation clients

At the Hartford law firm of William J. Melley III, we know that the more vigorously we prepare your case — and the more willing we are to take your case to court — the more likely we will be to achieve a maximum settlement quickly. As a certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, attorney William Melley has the skill and experience to provide effective civil litigation representation and defense across a range of matters. Our commitment to creative strategies based on sound legal principles has helped us obtain successful results for our clients for more than 30 years.

Civil litigation defense

Attorney William J. Melley has been named a civil litigation defense Super Lawyer® for a reason: his attention to detail, dedication to doing the tough groundwork and thorough investigation puts our clients in a position of strength from the outset. This sensible, composed approach has worked in defending clients against lawsuits placed against them in cases of:

  • Insurance coverage defense
  • Breach of contract disputes
  • Allegations of medical or professional malpractice
  • Third party defense
  • Employment discrimination defense
  • Car, truck and other motor vehicle liability
  • Premises liability
  • ERISA benefits disputes
  • Construction accidents, excluding worker’s compensation

Mediation and arbitration

Settlements reached through mediation or arbitration minimize the expense and emotional toll of a trial. William Melley brings more than 30 years of mediation experience in three-judge panels and as a sole arbitrator and has used these alternative dispute resolution methods to obtain fair, yet favorable, results for our clients — even in complex legal matters.

Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation

For more than 30 years, our Hartford law firm 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.