Jared M. Mellott
Mr. Mellott began his legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk for the York County Court of Common Pleas. During his time there Mr. Mellott assisted in civil, family and juvenile legal matters.
In 2009 Mr. Mellott joined the York County District Attorney’s Office as a Deputy Prosecutor. In 2012, the York District Attorney promoted Mr. Mellott to the position of Senior Deputy Prosecutor. As a Senior Prosecutor, Mr. Mellott supervised the Vehicular Crimes Unit, prosecuting cases involving major vehicle collisions, including fatalities and serious injuries, as well as DUI and auto theft cases. Mr. Mellott later supervised the Felony Drug and Forfeiture Unit, prosecuting drug overdose deaths, possession with intent to deliver, and civil asset forfeiture cases. As supervisor of one of the general trial teams, Mr. Mellott continued to handle felony drug cases, as well as vehicular homicide, robbery, burglary, and assault cases.
Mr. Mellott has litigated more than 100 jury trials to verdict. He brings a wealth of trial experience to the Firm’s general liability practice.
William and Mary School of Law, J.D., 2007
- Articles Editor for the William and Mary Law Review
- Order of the Coif Honor Society
- Class rank – 8 out of 198 (top 5%)
Dickinson College, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, 2004
- Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
- Graduated with honors and Bruce Andrews Prize in Political Science