Colling Gilbert Wright
801 N Orange Avenue
Orlando , FL 32801
Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed
Melvin Wright Personal Injury Lawyer
Colling Gilbert Wright
Melvin Bowen Wright is a well-known, accomplished personal injury lawyer and partner at Colling Gilbert Wright. Originally born in Albany, Georgia, Mr. Wright grew up on a family farm still in operation in Warwick in rural South Georgia. He received his Juris Doctor degree and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1985 and moved to Central Florida shortly after and began practicing law in Orlando where he, his wife, and their two children enjoy living.
He has substantial experience in all types of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including auto accidents, workplace injuries, childcare negligence, product liability, premises liability, and nursing home abuse and neglect. Mr. Wright has helped injured clients recover multi-million-dollar settlements for more than 30 years.
Melvin B. Wright graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Georgia College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences in 1981. He was then admitted to the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, which is one of the oldest law schools in the United States. Mercer University was the first Georgia law school to earn the American Bar Association accreditation.
Experience & Accomplishments
Mr. Wright began the practice of law with an emphasis on wrongful death and personal injury litigation. He represented both the injured and the insurance industry until 1993. He now exclusively handles cases of severe personal injury and death for accident victims, which includes:
- Trial Practice – Civil:
- Personal Injury
- Wrongful Death
- Motor Vehicle and Trucking Liability
- Premises Liability
- Medical Malpractice
- Pharmacy Negligence
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Products Liability
- Pharmaceutical Litigation
- False Claims Act/Whistleblower/Qui Tam Liability
- Class Actions
Not only is Mr. Wright admitted to practice in all state courts in Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee, he’s also admitted to practice to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the Northern District of Florida. He’s tried numerous civil jury cases in both state and federal courts and handled many appeals in various Florida courts at state and national levels including the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in a federal case and to the Supreme Court of Florida. Mr. Wright is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.
While he practices primarily in Florida, Melvin B. Wright has also handled cases in Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, North Carolina, New York, and Massachusetts working with law firms in those states or upon admission pro hac vice.