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  1. Personal Injury: 65%
    41 years
  2. Mediation: 35%
    27 years

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Sell & Melton, LLP

577 Mulberry Street, 14th Floor
Po Box 229
Macon, GA, 31202-0229


GAActive Member in Good Standing 197411/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Chief Justice Thomas O. Marshall Professioalism AwardState Bar of Georgia2010
Distinguished Service AwardState Bar of Georgia2008
Guardian Of Justice AwardGeorgia Trial Lawyers Association2008
Outstanding Alumnus AwardWalter F. George School of Law, Mercer University2008
St. Francis de Sales AwardMount de Sales Academy2005
Lawyer of the Year AwardMacon Bar Association1997
Silver Beaver AwardBoy Scouts of America1993
God and Service AwardBoy Scouts of America1991
Meritorious Service AwardMercer University1981
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselSell & Melton, LLP2011 - Present
Veteran Mediator , Reg. # 32GA Office of Dispute Resolution1988 - Present
Adjunct Professor of Law, "Insurance Litigation"Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University1981 - Present
Superior Court JudgeSuperior Court, Macon Judicial Circuit2001 - 2010
PrincipalO'Neal, Brown & Sizemore, P.C.1974 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
William Augustus Bootle Inn of CourtPresident2007 - 2008
Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident1996 - 1997
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationRegional Vice-Presdent1986 - 2000
State Bar of GeorgiaBoard of Governors1985 - 2005
Macon Bar AssociationPresident1983 - 1984
American Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationTrial Practice Manual2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawN/AJ.D.1974
Mercer UniversityHistoryB.A.1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mediator Competencies for Today's CourtsAvoiding the Impasse2010
Georgia Law of TortsEthics & Professionalism2010
Essential Torts WorkshopJury Selection: Questionnaires & Panels of Twelve2010
Beginning Lawyers SeminarActing for Your Client2008
6th Edition SeminarTrial Practice Manual2007
5th Edition SeminarTrial Practice Manual2005
Georgia Law of TortsEthics & Professionalism2003
Dispute Resolution Through MediationPresentation of Tort Case2002
Commercial Trucking Liability SeminarDirect Actions Against Insurers2002
4th Edition SeminarTrial Practice Manual2002
Nuts & Bolts for the New PractitionerObservations from the Bench2001
3rd Edition RevisedTrial Practice Manual2000
Central Georgia Legal Assistants Assn.Mock Mediation1999