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-. 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; Torch Club of Richmond, Board of Directors, 1988-1994, President, 1992-1993. Board of Directors, Literacy for Life Program, 2006-2012, President. Member, Rotary Club of Williamsburg.
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  • Health Care Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Medicare and Medicaid Law
  • Long Term Care Law


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1985, Virginia
1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
1987, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia

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  • Law School Attended

    University of Richmond
    Class of 1985

    University Attended

    Dartmouth College
    Class of 1980
    B.S., 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 Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse 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... More

    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. ... More

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    Peter M. Mellette
     428 McLaws Circle, Suite 200,
    Williamsburg, VA 23185-5554


    Mellette, PC (Williamsburg, Virginia)

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