I have been married to my wife Gaynel for 27 years and we have 3 children.
I have worked since starting my first job at age 11 delivering newspapers. I worked throughout high school in the school cafeteria and earned my way through college pumping gas at the local Gulf station.
I am involved in numerous charitable and community programs but the two I enjoy most are coaching CYO basketball, which I have done for almost twenty years and I recently founded a social justice scholarship program that engages eighth grade students with local service organizations and projects to increase awareness about justice in our society.
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Christopher Mellino is one of the finest medical malpractice Attorneys in Ohio. He has helped numerous victims of medical malpractice. He examines each case very carefully and consults with the finest experts in the field. He obtains great results, even on the most difficult cases. He is smart, aggessive and thorough.I would HIGHLY recommend him if you are avictim of a medical mistake.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyers||US News and World Report||2014|
|Member||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2014|
|Member||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2013|
|Owner||The Mellino Law Firm LLC||2001 - Present|
|Partner||Kampinski & Mellino||1984 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|International Society of Primerus Law Firms||Consumer Law Institute||2012 - Present|
|Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys||Director||2010 - Present|
|Ohio Association for Justice, Medical Malpractice Section||Chairman||2008 - 2009|
|Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Member||1995 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1987 - Present|
|Ohio Association for Justice||Member||1985 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|Moskovitz v. Mt. Sinai Hospital||N/A|
|Watkins v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation||Verdict Affirmed By 8th District Ct. of Appeals|
|Hyams v. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation||$850,000 jury verdict on behalf of the boy and his parents.|
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|Book||Was It A Mistake Your Ohio Medical Malpractice Questions Answered||2011|
|Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|Cleveland State University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1981|
|Meeting of Ohio Patients Rights Advocacy Group||Should The City of Cleveland Pass A Law Prohibiting Hospitals from Banning Patients||2011|