Stephen Melia Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Safety and Security

Specialty Focus: Retail safety, retail security, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, trip and fall accidents, retail safety policy, false arrest, retail falling merchandise accidents, negligent security claims, workplace violence, parking lot security, bodily injury claims

Years in Practice: 35+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5


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Stephen Melia has over 35 years of experience in safety and security management. He spent over 31 years of his career with Walmart Stores, Inc. where he led positive change within the safety and security field by directing and guiding teams to achieve initiatives that further benefited the productivity and reputation of the business. Stephen continued his career as security director for one of the largest churches in the nation affording him the opportunity to lead the armed security team and establish policy and procedure designed to improve safety and security initiatives. In 2015, Stephen Melia established S. Melia Consulting, LLC. As an expert witness, he is conveniently located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area to service your needs nationwide. Stephen provides attorneys with professional reports, evidence reviews, depositions and court testimony that support his fact-based analysis and conclusions. ​His working knowledge concerning operations and procedures are considered standard in the industry as it relates to security, safety, investigations, premises liability, threat management, accident/injury prevention, crisis response and security event planning. Recent cases involve: • Falling merchandise injury • Slip and fall accident • Trip and fall accident • Injury due to assault on parking lot • Customer injury due to employee negligence • Employee injury due to unsafe company practices • Fatality due to criminal activity on retail property • Negligent security at shopping mall S. MELIA CONSULTING, LLC Cell Phone: 479-644-4120 Email: s.meliaconsulting@gmail.com Website: www.meliaconsulting.com