About Steven M. Melley
Rhinebeck Personal Injury Attorney
Practice Areas: Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation; Negligence Law; Products Liability Law; Malpractice in all State and Federal Courts.
Admitted: 1976, New York; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., 1975.
College: B.A. Colgate University with Honors, 1972.
Member: Dutchess County, New York State (Former Member, Committee on Specialization) and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Sustaining Member); New York State Trial Lawyers Association.
Biography: Phi Alpha Delta; Kappa Delta Phi. Associate Editor, Tulane Forum, 1974-1975. Contributing Editor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, James Publishing Co., 1999. Law Clerk, Criminal District Judge Matthew Braniff, Orleans Parish, N.O., LA., 1974. Listed in: Who's Who in American Law; Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1995. Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 1999.
Community involvement: Steve sponsors the "Steven M. Melley Law Scholarship Awards" annually at two local high schools, Red Hook Central School and Rhinebeck High School, and has done so for over a decade.
Languages: Spanish interpreter provided free of charge.
Born: Rhinebeck, New York, January 3, 1950.