Christopher M. Mellino (Rocky River, Ohio)

Christopher M. Mellino

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Licensed for 37 years

Christopher M. Mellino (Rocky River, Ohio)

Christopher M. Mellino

Serving Rocky River, OH (view address)

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Christopher M. Mellino

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Rocky River, OH (view address)


About Christopher M. Mellino

Christopher Mellino, a widely known and respected personal injury attorney in the Cleveland area, has more than 30 years experience representing people and families injured by medical negligence, products liability and birth and brain injuries. Mr. Mellino was formerly with the firm Kampinski & Mellino where, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, they "set the standard for big medical malpractice payouts in Ohio" - obtaining more than $30 million in judgments in the year 1997 alone.In 2001 he formed The Mellino Law Firm and continued to build on that success. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he has established a formidable network of experts to consult on cases. Christopher Mellino is… Read more
The Mellino Law Firm, LLC

Areas of Law

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Anesthesia Accidents
  • Persistent Vegetative State
  • Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Paralysis
  • Injuries To Children
  • Products Liability
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Negligence
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice

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Legal Community Activity & Contributions




Admission Details

1984, Ohio
1984, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Law School Attended
Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

Class of 1984
cum laude, Moot Court Board of Governors, 1983-1984

University Attended

Cleveland State University
Class of 1981

Associations & Memberships
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (Member of the Board of Trustees and Co-Editor of the CATA News)
Bar Fellowship
Member of The International Society of Primerus Law Firms.
Justinian Forum
Representative Cases
Moskovitz v. Mt. Sinai Hospital (1994), 69 Ohio St.3d 638 (establishing a claim for punitive damages when there is an intentional alteration of medical records.) Watkins v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1998), 130 Ohio App.3d 262 (involving claims for fraud, battery and punitive damages in a medical… Read more
Hobbies & Interests
Chris has been married to his wife Gaynel for over 30 years and they have 3 children. He is involved in numerous charitable and community programs but the two he enjoys most are coaching CYO basketball, which he has done for almost twenty years and he recently founded a social justice scholarship… Read more

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Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Christopher M. Mellino was admitted in 1984 to the State of Ohio.
Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
Christopher M. Mellino is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
Yes, Christopher M. Mellino has a professional profile on LinkedIn, facebook and Twitter.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
The Mellino Law Firm, LLC has 3 attorneys at this location.
Does this attorney maintain any other responsibilities in the firm outside of legal work?
Christopher M. Mellino is the Managing Partner of the firm.


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