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Barry Melton

Barry Melton

Criminal Defense - State Bar-certified specialist
  • DUI & DWI, Entertainment & Sports Law
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Barry Melton is a Lake County, California, attorney admitted to practice law before all the courts of the State of California since 1982; and he is admitted to practice before California's Central, Eastern and Southern U.S. District Courts. He is also qualified to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Barry has been admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court for more than 20 years. In addition to a broad range of general legal practice experience, Barry Melton is an attorney certified as a specialist in criminal law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. He has the highest professional rating (AV) conferred by Martindale Hubbell's peer review rating system.

La Salle Extension Univ
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Ocean Univ
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Professional Experience
(Chief) Public Defender
Yolo County Public Defender's Office
1999-2000 Chief Deputy Public Defender, Yolo County; 1998-1999 Deputy State Public Defender, Office of the (California) State Pubic Defender; 1994-1998 Deputy Public Defender, Mendocino County, CA; 1992-1994 Solo practitioner, San Francisco, CA; 1983-1991 Partner, Melton, Duncan & Hirshbein, San Francisco, CA; 1982-1983 Solo practitioner, San Francisco, CA
Criminal Law Specialist
California State Bar
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 104700
- Current
Activities: California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ); (Associate Member) California Public Defenders Association (CPDA); Yolo County Bar Association
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California Public Defenders Association
Activities: President, Yolo County Bar Association (2004); Member, Board of Directors, California Public Defenders Association (1999-2010); Member, Yolo County Bar Ass'n (2000-present); Master, Schwartz-Levi American Inn of Court (2001-present); Member, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ)(1990-present)
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
Entertainment & Sports Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Criminal Defense Law
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
PO Box 980983
West Sacramento, CA 95798
Telephone: (530) 304-9192
Fax: (877) 859-1481