Scott Melton

Gruel Mills Nims & Pylman PLLC
99 Monroe Avenue
Suite 800
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
855-923-5550
www.gmnp.net


Scott R. Melton has extensive expertise in the areas of product liability, personal injury, road design and construction litigation, medical malpractice and complex litigation.

EDUCATION:

University of Michigan (B.A. 1979); Wayne State University Law School (J.D. 1982)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
       
  • President of the Grand Rapids Bar Association;
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  • Grand Rapids Bar Association (past member, Executive Committee of the Alternate Dispute Resolution Section)
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  • State Bar of Michigan
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  • American Bar Association
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  • The American Association for Justice
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  • Michigan Association for Justice
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  • Admitted to Practice in numerous courts, including U.S. Sixth and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals, All State and Federal Courts in State of Michigan, as well as pro hac vice admission to other state and federal courts.
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  • American Board of Trial Advocates [ABOTA]

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
       
  • Achived an "AV - Preeminent Lawyer" peer review rating by Martindale Hubble®
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  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
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  • Contributing author and lecturer in product liability, Michigan no-fault law, and medical malpractice.
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  • Featured speaker at Citizens Law School and the engineering program at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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  • Moderator and contributing author to What Civil Court Judges Want You to Know, NBI, 2010
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  • Contributing author to Handling Medical Negligence Cases in Michigan, NBI, 2005.
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  • Contributing author to Avoiding Environmental Liability in Michigan, NBI, 1991.
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  • Currently serves as a mediator.
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  • Listed in Woodard & White’s, Best Lawyers in America