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Civil litigation attorney New Haven CT

Derek Mello

Associate

195 Church Street, 13th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510

Phone: 203.821.2000 | Fax: 203.821.2009

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • Fairfield University, B.A.
Biography

Derek Mello is a civil litigation attorney whose practice focuses on motor vehicle, premises liability, construction and general liability defense matters. He handles cases at all stages of litigation, including case intake and assessment, managing discovery, preparing and arguing dispositive motions, and attendance at a variety of court hearings and court conferences. Attorney Mello has also represented clients at numerous mediations, arbitrations and trial. Attorney Mello has represented multiple common interest ownership associations (condominiums and coop co-op associations). He has also represented clients in landlord/tenant cases, workers’ compensation and real estate transactions.

Derek Mello served as a legal research clerk with the Connecticut Superior Court. In this role, Attorney Mello assisted trial judges in connection with research and writing numerous court decisions. Attorney Mello is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Washington D.C. and Virginia, as well as the Federal District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Profesional Memberships
  • Connecticut Bar Association
Bar Admissions
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Virginia
Federal District Court, District of Connecticut