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Melodie López

Smiling Man in Suit

Melodie López

Lopez & Humphries


2420 S. Florida Ave

Lakeland, Florida 33803





Primary Practice Area

Personal Injury

Other Practice Areas

Serious Injury, Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Social Security Disability

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Melodie López has been practicing law since 1994. She began her career trying criminal cases at the Public Defender’s Office and then the State Attorney’s office. After that, she began practicing civil litigation, and in 2009 opened the law firm of López and Humphries, P.A. with her partner Kevin Humphries. Melodie has tried over one hundred jury trials during her career in many jurisdictions, including Polk, Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough and Dade County. She has litigated multiple complex criminal cases, and in the civil arena, commercial truck accidents, auto accidents, and multiple premises liability cases.

Melodie has been featured several times on Nancy Grace, CNN, and also the O’Reilly Factor on Fox. She has also been interviewed by all of the local television networks, including Bay News 9, Fox 13, ABC, NBC, Univision, the Lakeland Ledger, the Orlando Sentinel, and the Tampa Tribune.

Notable Cases

$1,950,000 settlement

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Client had a refrigeration unit dropped on him, as it was being removed from a truck. He had fractured lower vertebrae and internal injuries.

$20+ million settlement

Verdict or Settlement:


Details withheld due to confidentiality agreement.

$615,669 jury verdict

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Client was rear-ended by defendant’s vehicle. Both vehicles were totaled. Client had back and neck disc herniations and one month of lost wages. Client had chiropractic treatment and orthopedic evaluations.

$217,451 jury verdict

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Client was in a rear end collision caused by the defendant. Client had low back and neck injuries and required a lumbar discectomy and laminectomy.

No Notable Cases At This Time
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