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M. Tod  Melton - Rock Falls, IL - Elite Lawyer
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M. Tod Melton

Rock Falls Litigation Lawyer

Practice Areas

Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death, Business Law, Wills, Litigation

Main Office

Melton Law Firm, LLC
907 W Rock Falls Road
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Phone: 309-794-0784

About M. Tod Melton

Attorney Tod Melton provides an array of legal services to individuals throughout the state of Illinois. Mr. Melton is the founding attorney at the Rock Falls legal practice, Melton Law Firm. He handles cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and serious personal injury matters. Beyond personal injury, Attorney Melton also has valuable experience in business litigation and insurance coverage disputes.

Throughout his tenure, Mr. Melton has been substantially invested in the legal community. He has previously served on the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association for ten years. For nine additional years, he also was an active member of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases.


Northern Illinois University, Marketing-1988
Washington and Lee University School of Law, Juris Doctor-1992
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Certificate Mediation-2016
Northwestern University, Certificate Mediation-2014

Bar Associations

Illinois State Bar Associations
LaSalle County Bar Association
Iowa Bar Associations

Honors & Awards

Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Top 25, 2020-2023
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2019-2023
William J. Harte Amicus Award, 2008- Present

Professional Associations

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2007-2023
Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases, 2013-2023
American Association for Justice
Iowa Association for Justice
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, 1993-1998
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