J. Melvin England

J. Melvin England (Roswell, Georgia)

J. Melvin England

Attorney in Roswell, GA
Phi Alpha Delta. Member, Blue Key. Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1956-1960. Presbyterian Pastorate, 1964-1967. Assistant District Attorney, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, 1967-1975. Member of Board, Metropolitan Atlanta Council on Alcohol & Drugs, 1971-1973, 1975-1976. Special Prosecutor for Governor, 1976-1979. Special Consultant to Supreme Court of Georgia on Appellate Reform, 1979-1980—. Member, Speedy Trial Planning Group, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1980-1983. Member, Board of Directors, Federal Defenders Program, Inc., 1985-1987. Listed: Who's Who in American Law; Who's Who in America; Who's Who in the World; International Who's Who of Professionals.
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Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Tort and Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Litigation
  • Wills
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trusts
  • Family
  • Municipal Law
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Probate Litigation

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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Senior Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1959, Georgia
1967, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
1976, U.S. Court of Military Appeals
1977, U.S. Supreme Court
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1986, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
1991, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
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Free Initial Consultation
Fixed Hourly Rates
Law School Attended
University of Georgia
Class of 1956
University Attended
Columbia Theological Seminary
Class of 1964
magna cum laude
Associations & Memberships
Atlanta (Chairman: Public Relations Committee, 1974-1975; Membership Committee, 1975-1976; Vice Chairman, Criminal Law Section, 1975-1979) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Chairman: Criminal Law Section, 1975-1976; Criminal Justice Committee, 1978; State Bar's Consultant to Uniform Superior Court Rules Committee of Council of Superior Court Judges, 1984-1985; The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Overview Committee, 1984-1985; Rules of Practice Study Committee, 1984—); Lawyers Club of Atlanta; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
Representative Cases
Litterilla and Hyde v. Hospital Authority of Fulton County, 262 Ga. 34, 413 S.E.2d 718 (1992); Rolader v. The State, 202 Ga. App. 134, 413 S.E.2d 752 (1991); National Teen-Ager Co. v. Scarborough, 254 Ga. 467, 330 S.E.2d 711 (1985); Lavelle v. The State, 250 Ga. 224, 297 S.E.2d 234 (1982); U.S. v. Tookes, 633 F.2d 712 (5th Cir. 1980); Tuzman v. The State, 145 Ga. App. 761, 244 S.E.2d 882 (1978); Geiger v. The State, 129 Ga. App. 488, 199 S.E.2d 861 (1973); Ansley v. The State, 124 Ga. App. 670, 185 S.E.2d 562 (1971); Morris v. The State, 228 Ga. 39, 184 S.E.2d 82 (1971); Johnson v. The State, 226 Ga. 511, 175 S.E.2d 840 (1970); Battle v. The State, 275 Ga. App. 301 (2005).

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
England & England, LLP
201 Bombay Lane,
Roswell, GA 30076-5815
Office Information
Office Information
J. Melvin England
Senior Partner
England & England, LLP
201 Bombay Lane,
Roswell, GA 30076-5815

England & England, LLP (Roswell, Georgia)