Whittel & Melton, LLC

Whittel & Melton, LLC

Serving clients in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, civil litigation, criminal law, employment law, family law and criminal appeals. Significant litigation and trial experience.

Firm Overview


An important factor to take into considerationwhether you have been injured in a car accident, construction accident or if you have been injured on another person's property -- is that there is a limit on how long you can wait to file a claim in a personal injury or wrongful death claim.

Many times referred to as a "statute of limitation," if you wait too long to file a claim, the claim becomes invalid and you cannot recover damages from the responsible party. Generally, in Florida, the following are the statute of limitations for a personal injury claim.
Main Office
St. Petersburg
Spring Hill
Hablamos Espaniol
Saint Petersburg  FL  33710
  • (727) 823-0000
  • (727) 898-2001


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Criminal law
Family law

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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Personal Injury
If you or a loved one has been injured, or if you have lost a loved one because of another person's negligence or reckless actions, you may entitled to compensation for your losses and injuries.
The St. Petersburg personal injury attorneys at Whittel & Melton help clients hold the insurance corporations and the people who caused their accidents accountable for their actions by filing an insurance claim or by bringing a civil suit in court.

If you have been injured, one of our skilled St. Petersburg accident lawyers can assist you in securing financial compensation for your damages and loss and many times, we can help you obtain medical care and assist with other costs associated with your accident while your case is pending.

Whittel & Melton's success is built on a strong foundation of high quality legal work and a devotion to our clients. We are proud to represent accident victims in St. Petersburg and throughout Florida fight for what they are entitled. Let us help you.


With offices conveniently located in downtown St. Petersburg, Tampa, Boca Raton and Spring Hill, our legal team serves victims throughout Florida who have suffered injuries due to catastrophic injuries, dog bites, defective products, workplace accidents, pedestrian accidents, wrongful death and motor vehicle accidents.

We are available to you 24 hours a day. Once we are contacted, we will set up a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your case and offer advice on what you are entitled to under Florida law.

Christopher Klemawesch

Board Certified in Criminal Law.
Extensive jury trial experience.
Representing clients in personal injury, wrongful death, civil litigation, and all areas of criminal law.
Former Assistant State Attorney in Sixth Judicial Circuit in and for Pinellas County Florida.
Former Judicial Law Clerk to United States District Court Judge Gregory Presnell in the Middle District of Florida.
  • Bar Number: 0675261
    Florida , 2003
  • University of Florida - Levin College of Law
    Juris Doctor , 2003
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    Member of Law Review and Trial Team
  • University of South Florida
    MBA , 2000
  • University of Notre Dame
    BBA , 1996

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