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 has six years of experience in Mass Torts litigation. Melisha currently assists with Hollis Law Firm’s hernia mesh litigation, providing instruction and support to her fellow paralegals at Hollis Law, as well as 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 extensively in hernia mesh litigation and has extensive knowledge of the various products designs and defects.

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


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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