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Practice Areas


  1. Construction & Development: 45%
    46 years, 400 cases
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    46 years, 300 cases
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 21%
    46 years, 300 cases
  4. Residential: 9%
    46 years, 150 cases



Hourly ($150-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Albert Lee Crosner

    I endorse Mr. Melino. He is highly respected in the legal community.


    Albert Crosner Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

111 W St John St #445
San Jose, CA, 95113



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Byrl R. Salsman Award -- 1983Santa Clara County Bar Association1983
Association NamePosition NameDuration
ISAFMember -- Special Regulations Commission -- IMO2008 - Present
ISAFMember -- Governance Committee2008 - Present
US SailingChair, Legal Committee2007 - Present
US SailingChair -- Risk Management Committee2005 - 2008
US SailingMember, House of Delegatges1999 - Present
State Bar of California -- Real Estate CommitteeMember1970 - Present
ABA Litigation CommitteeMember1970 - Present
State Bar of California, Business Law SectionMember1970 - Present
ABA -- Forum on the Construction IndustryMember1970 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1970 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationCommittee Chair -- multiple positions. Treasurer 19861969 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Coates v. ElemengardOngoing
Adacon v. Maxim3.5 Million
Lewis v. ThermaSettled -- $250,000
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Publication NameTitleDate
California Law Revision Commission -- Mechanics Lien LawComments -- Private Work of Improvement2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLN/AlawN/A
California St Polytechnic UnivN/AundergraduateN/A