John E. Melton

John E. Melton

Criminal Defense Attorney
Marlette, MI




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Answers and Advice

484 questions answered.

About Me


  • Honorably Dicharged from the U.S. Army
  • Licensed in 1997
  • Graduated with Honors from Michigan State University College of Law

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (25%-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (90 minutes), Hourly ($175-$250/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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An Excellent Attorney

Posted by: Christine 8 months ago.

Initially we hired a larger firm who said they would work very hard for my brother. But without even meeting my brother, they wanted him to plead...

a great lawyer that was well priced

Posted by: Anthony about 2 years ago.

John did a great job at taking care of me and my friends legal situation and i feel as though he did a wonderful job and i appreciate all that he did...
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Showing 2 of 16 peer endorsements

Seth L. Goldner
Seth Goldner

Farmington Hills, MI

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have known and worked with attorney Melton for over ten years and think very highly of him as a litigator. We have teamed up on many cases...
Glenn A. Mccandliss
Glenn Mccandliss

Center Line, MI

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Melton is a brilliant attorney who is the best in his field. He gets the job done without fail for his clients.
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1997 License Status: Active And In Good Standing for the state of Michigan.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/13/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Melton Law Firm


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1996 BPA in Public Affairs

Wayne State University


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2015 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers


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2013- present Accredited Business

Better Business Bureau

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2009 Client Advisory

Weltman Wienberg & Reis Website

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Foreclosure Law Workshop

at Collection Law From Start to Finish

2009 Competition Judge

at Moot Court Honor Society