Husband, father, consumer attorney, saltwater fisherman and sometimes triathlete.
I'm a trial attorney with the Newsome Melton law firm in Orlando,
Florida. I represent families and individuals who
have experienced catastrophic injuries and losses caused by dangerous and defective
For much of the last 15 years I have also been heavily involved in
efforts to help protect the civil justice system. As a past president of
the Florida Justice Association, past member of the Board of Governors
of the American Association for Justice, and current member of the
Executive Committee of the National Trial Lawyers, I've spent
considerable time as a volunteer working in the political and
legislative arenas as an advocate for the rights of families and for
access to our courts.
As a husband and father of three young children, I'm passionate about my
job and about the advocacy work I do to help protect our system of