Melisha Valenzuela

Senior Paralegal

Melisha Valenzuela works as the Senior Paralegal & Litigation Coordinator for the Hollis Law Firm, P.A.  Melisha is the main support specialist for Attorneys C. Brett Vaughn, Jason Chambers, and Luke Hertenstein. Melisha received her Associates in Arts for Criminal Justice in 2006 from Metropolitan Community College and her Bachelor of Arts for Psychology from Columbia College in 2011.

Melisha also has 5 years-experience in the Mass Torts industry.Melisha oversees all aspects of Hollis Law Firm’s hernia mesh litigations, providing instruction and support not only to her fellow paralegals at Hollis Law, but to paralegals and attorneys with other firms around the country. Melisha’s current role includes extensive work on Document Review teams for the Bard MDL, Atrium C-Qur MDL, and Ethicon MCL’s as well as working closely with the Plaintiff’s Executive and Steering Committees for those litigations. Melisha has worked on the hernia mesh litigations since their beginning and has extensive knowledge of the various products designs and defects.

Melisha’s hobbies outside of work include reading, painting, and furniture restoration.

Notable Cases

Transvaginal Mesh MDL’s (2327, 2326, 2325, 2187 & 2440)
Yaz MDL 2100
NuvaRing MDL 1964
Physiomesh MDL 2782
C-Qur MDL 2753
Bard MDL 2846
Physiomesh MCL 627
Proceed MCL 630


Bachelor of Arts for Psychology – Columbia College – 2011
Associates in Arts for Criminal Justice – Metropolitan Community College – 2006
MCC Deans List – 2004-2006

Community Involvement

Phi Theta Kappa – International Honor Society – 2004 – Present
National Deans List – 2004 – 2005

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