Peter M. Mellette

Peter M. Mellette (Williamsburg, Virginia)

Peter M. Mellette

Attorney in Williamsburg, VA
Notes & Comments Editor, University of Richmond Law Review, 1984-1985. University of Richmond Law Review Advisory Board, 1985-1990 and 1999-2007. Recipient, Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1992; Dartmouth Club President of the Year, 1990; Who's Who Among American Law Students, 1985. Published 2003 and 1990 Annual Survey of Health Care Law, University of Richmond Law Review. Board of Commissioners, Richmond Hospital Authority, 1993-2002; Hospice Support Care of Williamsburg, Board of Directors, 2000-2006, Chairman, 2003, Advisory Council 2014-; Torch Club of Richmond, Board of Directors, 1988-1994, President, 1992-1993. Literacy for Life, Board of Directors, 2006-2012, President 2010-11, Advisory Council 2012-; Member, Rotary Club of Williamsburg.
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Peer Rating 4.4 of 5
Practice Area
Total time spent on pro bono work: 5%

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1985, Virginia
1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1985, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
1987, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Additional Payment Information
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
University of Richmond
Class of 1985
University Attended
Dartmouth College
Class of 1980
AB, Policy Studies
Birth Information
Born in 1958
Richmond, Virginia, July 3, 1958
Special Agencies
Virginia Department of Health; Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services; Virginia Department of Health Professions; Virginia Department of Social Services; Virginia Department of Behavioral Health Services; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Associations & Memberships
Richmond, Virginia (Member, CLE Committee, 1999-2001, 2002-2004; Chairman, 2002-2004; Member, Finance Committee, 2004), Williamsburg and American (Member, Health Law Section) Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar (Member, Client Protection Fund Board, 2008-; Chair, 2011-2013; Member: Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Conference, 1989-1991; Health Law Section, Board of Governors, 1991-1998); Virginia Law Foundation (Member, Committee on Continuing Legal Education, 1989-1995); American Health Lawyers Association; Health Care Compliance Association.
Representative Transactions
John Randolph Nursing Home, 2003-2006.
Representative Cases
Tidewater Psychiatric Institute v. Buttery, 8 Va. App. 380, 382 S.E.2d. 288, petition dismissed No. 89-0953 Sup. Ct. of Va. Nov. 2, 1989; Virginia Hospital Association v. Baliles, 868 F.2d 653, 4th Cir., 1989; Wilder v. Virginia Hospital Association, 496 U.S. 498, 1990; Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Services v. Metcalf, 24 Va. App. 584; 484 S.E. 2d 156, 1997; Varandani v. Bowen, 824 F.2d 307 4th Cir., 1987; Avante of Lynchburg v. Teefey, 28 Va. App. 156, 502 S.E.2d 708 (1998).

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Firm Address
Mellette, PC
428 McLaws Circle, Suite 200,
Williamsburg, VA 23185-5554
757 259-9200
757 259-9201
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Peter M. Mellette
Mellette, PC
428 McLaws Circle, Suite 200,
Williamsburg, VA 23185-5554

Mellette, PC (Williamsburg, Virginia)