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H. Web Melton III

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1801 North Highland Ave
Tampa, Florida 33602
T: 813.204.6483
F: 813.223.9620

Mr. Melton focuses on assisting association officers, directors and property managers with corporate operations, including litigation, arbitration, mediation and transactions. His practice concentrates primarily on civil litigation involving condominiums, homeowner associations, real estate disputes, employment, foreclosures, insurance disputes, deed restriction enforcement, contract disputes, regulatory takings, eminent domain, construction defects, land use disputes and condominium and homeowner association collections. Mr. Melton also has an active transactional practice involving condominiums, homeowner associations, real estate transactions, real estate development, golf and social clubs, non-profits and businesses. Before joining Bush Ross, Mr. Melton worked in Washington D.C. for U.S. Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut, and also for MTV Networks in New York City.

Professional & Community Affiliations

The Florida Bar

  • Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division (2013-Present)
  • Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division
  • Pro Bono Legal Services Committee
  • Condominium Planned Development Committee 
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

Hillsborough County Bar Association

  • President, Young Lawyers Division (July 1, 2016 - Present)
  • Board of Directors, Hillsborough County Bar Association (2016-2017)
  • President-Elect,  Young Lawyers Division (2015 - 2016)
  • Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division (2010-2015)
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Former State Court Trial Seminar Chair

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Tampa Connection, Class of 2012

Community Association Institute

University of Florida, Law Alumni Council

  • Tampa Regional Chair

Honors & Recognitions

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated, by Martindale-Hubbell®

Named top “Community Association Law Lawyer” by Tampa magazine, 2016

Named as Florida's "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine

Recognized as Florida's "Up & Coming Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine

Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine

Speaking Engagements

Numerous Condominium and HOA Board Certification Courses

Moderator, "Practicing with Professionalism" The Florida Bar, Tampa, FL (September 9, 2016)

Moderator, "Practicing with Professionalism" The Florida Bar, Tampa, FL (September 3, 2015)

Moderator, "Basic Real Property" The Florida Bar, Tampa, FL (April 20, 2015)

Moderator, “Basic CLE: Probate, Guardianship and Elder Law,” The Florida Bar, Tampa, FL (February 27, 2014)

Presenter, “The Marketable Record Title Act: Someone’s Idea of a Good Idea at the time,” The Florida Bar, Advance Level CLE, Orlando, FL (April 5, 2013)

Co-Presenter, “Preparing Effective Attorneys’ Fee Affidavits,” Hillsborough County Bar Bench Bar Conference, Tampa, FL (October 30, 2012)

Moderator, “State Court Trial Seminar,” Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, FL (June 11, 2010)

Personal

Mr. Melton was born in Sarasota, Florida and raised in Orlando, Florida.

Education

University of Florida, J.D., cum laude, 2006

Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2003

Bar and Court Admissions

Florida

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

United States Supreme Court