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John Foster Melton

Employment and labor Attorney at Austin, TX

5.0   4 reviews
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1999
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About John

Learn John’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    40%
    Texas Board Certified Labor and Employment Attorney Specialist. We believe in helping people who have been wrongfully terminated.

  2. Wrongful death
    40%
    Texas Board Certified Civil Trial Law Attorney Specialist. We specializes in wrongful death claims and serious injuries.

  3. Car accident
    10%

  4. Personal injury
    10%
    Texas Board Certified Civil Trial Law Attorney Specialist

John F. Melton is an experienced Austin-based lawyer who has helped hundreds of Texas workers fight for their legal rights. Since 2008, he has been Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law in Texas. He has been named a Super Lawyer each year since 2011, an honor reserved for the top 5 percent of Texas attorneys. He is also a Fellow Member of the Texas Bar Foundation, an honor given to the top 1 percent of legal practitioners in Texas. In addition, he has developed a reputation for being able to handle complex personal injury cases from cases he is referred by former clients and other attorneys, achieving several million dollar settlements.

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Location

The Melton Law Firm
2705 Bee Caves Rd #220
Austin, TX, 78746

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | June 11, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Employment Dispute Resolution
John is expert on driving employers to recognize their error and working to positive outcome for his client.
Response from John Melton June 12, 2019
Thanks for the review. It is appreciated.
Posted by Amy | June 6, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Employment Law Attorney
When John and his team took my case, they were very professional. They took the time to listen to all of my concerns and explained the action steps in detail from beginning to end.
Response from John Melton June 12, 2019
Thanks Amy! Glad we could help.
Posted by Sharon | June 6, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Attorney Review
John has been representing me in a disability claim against a previous employer for the past three years. He just settled my case and I am very pleased with the outcome. His professionalism and that of his team is beyond reproach. I highly recommend him.
Posted by David | July 27, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Great advocate
John has been my attorney for several years. Most recently he assisted me in an employment issue and helped me achieve a fair settlement. The attention to detail John and Paige, his paralegal, demonstrated was fantastic. I would highly recommend John, he is extremely knowledgeable and great to work with.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • The Melton Law Firm
  • 2014 - Present
  • Partner
  • Melton & Kumler
  • 2008 - 2014
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • First District California Court of Appeal - San Francisco
  • 1997 - 1997

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996

Associations

  • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2009 - Present
  • Travis County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Board Certified - Civil Trial
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Board Certified - Labor and Employment Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2008
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Publications

  • San Diego Law Review
  • Comment Editor of the San Diego Law Review
  • 1999
  • San Diego Law Review
  • Comment Editor of the San Diego Law Review.
  • 1998

Speaking Engagements

  • Labor & Employment Law Section Meeting
  • Class Warfare? Obama's Order to Revise Overtime Exemptions
  • 2014

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Austin Employment and labor Lawyer John Foster Melton
John Foster Melton
Employment and labor Attorney
Austin, TX
Licensed for 24 years
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