James Melfi

James Melfi


Plaintiff Personal Injury
Criminal Defense

Miami University
Capital University Law School

State of Ohio
State of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Ohio State Bar Association
Florida State Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Florida Bar
Trumbull County Bar Association
Member, Board of Trustees, Mahoning County Bar Association

Attorney James Melfi

James Melfi represents victims of serious personal injury and wrongful death resulting from motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, and various forms of negligence. Along with his work in the personal injury field, James is a member of BKM’s Complex Litigation Practice Group (CLPG). In that role, James advises and represents business and corporate clients across diverse sectors, providing strategic guidance, compliance support, and advocacy in the courtroom.

A native of Girard, Ohio, James graduated from Girard High School and Miami University (OH) where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. James attended Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2019. James is admitted to practice in Ohio and Florida state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida.

James serves on the Board of Trustees of the Mahoning County Bar Association and is a member of the Trumbull County Bar Association. Dedicated to his community, James serves on the Board of Directors for the Girard Free Library.

James, along with his spouse Nina and their son James, reside in Girard, Ohio.