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Whittel & Melton, LLC

Whittel & Melton, LLC
11020 Northcliffe Boulevard
Spring Hill, Florida 34608

Phone(352) 666-2121 or(866) 608-5529
Fax (352) 556-4839

Website www.thefllawfirm.com
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Other Offices: Gainesville (FL)  Inverness (FL)  New Port Richey (FL)  Ocala (FL)  St. Petersburg (FL)  Summerfield (FL)  Tampa (FL)  

Law Firm Overview

Whittel & Melton, LLC is a highly respected full-service Florida law firm helping clients with personal injury, car accident, wrongful death, and criminal defense cases in its offices throughout the state. The skill of the firm's attorneys have been recognized and received top rankings by Super Lawyers, and Florida Trend's Legal Elite, as well as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, Attorney Melton has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Since its establishment in 2005, the firm has prided itself on its high success rate and its ability to get results through its devotion to its clients.

The firm's wide range of practice areas allows them to tailor their counsel to each of their client's needs. The scope of their practice includes divorce and family law, traffic offenses, DUI defense, personal injury, wrongful death, employment law, criminal defense, and criminal appeals cases. Whittel & Melton has the renowned staff, the resources, and the dedication to provide its clients with the legal services that they need, whether in court or through a plea bargain or settlement.

Working with a reliable, renowned attorney such as those at Whittel & Melton can make all of the difference in a difficult time. If you are in need of an attorney, consider contacting Whittel & Melton for assistance with your case. The firm can help you to manage your case in a thorough, compassionate, and astute manner.

Year this Office was Established: 2009

Languages: Spanish, English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Dissolution of Marriage; Time-Sharing; Enforcement; Use and Possession of the Marital Home; Property Division; Gifts; Misdemeanor; DUI Manslaughter; DUI Serious Bodily Injury; Violent Crimes; Lewd & Lascivious; Indecent Exposure; Grand Theft; Home Invasion; Carjacking; Probation Violations; False Imprisonment; Trespassing; ATV Accidents; Swimming Pool Accidents; Negligent Security; Electrocution And Electrical Contact; Nursing Home Neglect; Tractor-Trailer Accidents; Construction Defect Injury; Amusement Park Injury; Loss of Limb and Disfigurement; Golf Cart Accident; Elder Neglect; Reckless / Careless Driving Accident & Injury; Roller Coaster Accident; Head Injury; Side Impact T-Bone Car Crash; Head-On Crash Injury; Side Swipe Car Accident; Meningitis Outbreak; Hotel Crime Victim; Negligent ATM Security; Criminal Appeals.

Areas of Law Description

Whittel & Melton, LLC provides legal representation and services in the following areas of law:

- Personal Injury

In Florida, personal injury law encompasses any harmful act, intentional or accidental, for which the law can provide a solution. The state of Florida allows up to four years for a personal injury claim to be made except for medical malpractice, the state of Florida recognizes two years. The Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC can assist if you have been in an accident branching off of negligence or illegal behavior.

- Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death can occur when the actions of a person, persons or company are determined to be negligent and they cause or are determined to be the legal cause of an injury which leads to a death that otherwise was avoidable. The Law Offices of Whittel & Melton are poised and ready to defend your family during the most trying of times. We are prepared to help you recover the most financially when a loved one has been taken needlessly due to the negligence of someone else.

- Criminal Defense

The lawyers at Whittel & Melton handle all felony and misdemeanor charges. Our firm handles crimes such as DUI, drug crimes, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes and probation violations. We provide experienced and focused representation to statewide clientele charged with all criminal offenses. We can offer service to the entire State of Florida, however have spent years working in certain jurisdictions and offer our best service in those counties.

- DUI Defense

DUI cases, unlike other criminal charges, are extremely unique under Florida law. You need experienced and trained Florida DUI lawyers who formerly prosecuted the very same charges in the busiest jurisdiction in the State of Florida. Whittel & Melton handle all Florida DUI charges in both Circuit and County Court. If you have hired an attorney who is either incapable or unwilling to try your DUI case, we will defend you and enforce your right to trial by a jury of your peers.

- Divorce

Whittel & Melton, LLC is a central Florida law firm dedicated to offering family & marital legal services to clients throughout Florida during a divorce. Our divorce attorneys will lead you through the Florida dissolution of marriage process, hopefully empowering you to relinquish control of your situation. By educating you on your rights and your options, our attorneys will make it easy for you to have the confidence to move beyond the divorce litigation.


Jason Melton, Esq. Jason M. Melton, Esq.
Accident, Admiralty and Maritime, Animal Bites, Arson, Asbestos Mesothelioma

Robert Whittel, Esq. Robert G. Whittel, Esq.
Admiralty and Maritime, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Animal Bites, Appellate Practice, Arbitration


Thomas Jerla, Jr., Esq. Thomas J. Jerla, Jr., Esq.
Personal Injury



  • Florida Justice Association
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • American Association for Justice
  • The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

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