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Practice Areas


  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Wrongful Death: 25%



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Attorney Endorsements

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  • John Greel Ralls Jr.

    I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Robert . He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact Info

Newsome Melton

201 South Orange Avenue
Suite 1500
Orlando, FL, 328013482


FLMember in Good Standing200109/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend2014
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerNewsome Law Firm, PA2004 - 2010
AttorneyMcEwan, Martinez & Dukes, Pa2001 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Justice AssociationN/AN/A
Central Florida Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
British American ConsulateN/AN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Florida BarN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Chattelle v. Tampa Auto Service & James Noyes$13,602,345.35 Verdict for Plaintiffs
Estate of Robert Monk v. Dill Air Control Products$5,000,000 Settlement & Recall of more 30,000,000 + defective valve stems
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Publication NameTitleDate
AAJ TrialUsed Tire Sale Dangerously Roll On Without Supervision2012
American Association for Justice (AAJ)Unsafe Tire Repair Methods Persist Despite Strong Evidence of Dangers2012
Florida Justice Association Journal“AS IS” ISN’T ALWAYS AS IT SEEMS2012
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersApplicability of Set-Off in Multi-Party Product Litigation2009
Florida Justice Association JournalUsed Tires: Are They Worth The Risk?2007
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersElectronic Stability Control2007
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersUsing Other Similar Incidents in Products Litigation2007
Florida Justice Association JournalNeutralizing Restrictive Confidentiality Orders2006
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersFuel Fed Fires2005
Florida Justice Association JournalLitigating Against Foreign ManufacturersN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor with High Honors2000
Stetson UniversityBusiness AdministrationBachelor of Arts with Honors1995
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WFTV9 Investigates company that sold woman 15-year-old tire prior to fatal crash2014
WPTVContact 5 Investigation: Dangerous DefectN/A
ABC Nightly NewsSome Tire Valve Stems Could be DeadlyN/A