Providing continuous legal services to the residents of Western North Carolina since 1878, Jones, Key, Melvin & Patton, P.A., is a full service, general practice firm.  We are pleased to offer legal advice in the following areas:


Real Estate

Civil Litigation

Wills and Trusts

Corporate Law



Our Partners have over 140 years experience in the law and provide broad, comprehensive legal representation to cover all of your needs. 

Richard S. Jones, Jr.

Fred H. Jones

Richard F. Melvin

Whether purchasing a new home, drafting your will, or forming

a new corporation, our team of experienced attorneys and staff

are always happy to help you.

Melissa Jones

Jamie Keener

Carolyn Timmons

Christy Conner

Carrie Hyatt

Jennifer Jones

Professional Associations

Jones, Key, Melvin & Patton, PA

Tel: 828.524.4444

Fax: 828.369.7343

Address​​​​​​: 61 East Main Street

Franklin, NC  28734