Michael S. Melville

Michael S. Melville

Contact Information
T. 508-791-6287
F. 508-791-2652
446 Main Street, 12th Floor
Worcester, MA 01608


Mr. Melville’s practice areas include Civil Litigation, Premises Liability, Appellate Law and Insurance Coverage.

Prior to joining Hassett & Donnelly, Mr. Melville served as the Senior Law Clerk to the Honorable Denis P. Cohen, Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also worked as a student prosecutor for the Office of the District Attorney of Middlesex County and as an Intern to the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV, United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.

Mr. Melville received his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 2011, graduating magna cum laude and earning the prestigious distinction of induction into the Order of the Coif. He was a member of the Boston College Law Review for two years and Note Editor during his last year. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Clark University in 2008 where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa academic honorary fraternity and graduated summa cum laude.

Mr. Melville’s bar admissions include the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.

Mr. Melville is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Worcester County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association (MassDLA) and the Defense Research Institute (DRI).

Recent Wins

Summary Judgment Granted / Arson at Vacant Property
Summary Judgment in Bad Faith Case / Atty’s Fees and Costs Not To Be Considered in Offer

Recent Articles

Bona Fide Personnel Actions in Massachusetts (2014)