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Melissa Alexis Baeza

Litigation Attorney at El Paso, TX

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Melissa Baezais a shareholder in the litigation section and her practice is focused on commercial litigation and construction law.  Ms. Baeza represents businesses and individuals in both state and federal court and in arbitrations and mediations.

In the area of commercial litigation, Ms. Baeza has experience with various types of disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty claims, professional liability claims, and breach of contract claims, fraud claims, and violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.  Ms. Baeza has also handled insurance defense litigation.


As an attorney in ScottHulse’s Construction Law practice group, Ms. Baeza has advised and represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and engineers in all phases of public and private construction.

Ms. Baeza was voted El Paso’s Outstanding Young Lawyer for 2011-2012. Ms. Baeza is a member of the State Bar of Texas, El Paso Bar Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association, El Paso Young Lawyers Association, El Paso Women’s Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and American Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry and the Texas State Bar’s Construction Law Section.

With respect to Ms. Baeza’s activities in the community, she was a participant in the Leadership El Paso Class XXXIII, sponsored by the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce and is an active member in the National Association of Women in Construction, El Paso Chapter 248.


Ms. Baeza received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, where she was Articles Editor of Volume 41 of the Texas Tech Law Review and a Teaching Fellow for the first-year Legal Practice course. While in law school, Ms. Baeza received the CALI Award for Legal Practice I and Jurisprudence Awards for Superior Academic Achievement in Legal Practice II, Business Entities, and Advanced Advocacy Skills in Moot Court. She attended St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. 

Licensed for 13 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 2009
Updated 01/23/2023

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Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • ScottHulse, P.C.
  • 2009 - Present


  • Texas Tech University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • St. Mary's University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2005


  • El Paso Young Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of Women in Construction
  • Member
  • N/A
  • El Paso Women's Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • El Paso Bar Association
  • Board Member
  • 2014 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • President's
  • National Association of Women in Construction
  • 2017
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer
  • El Paso Young Lawyers Association
  • 2011

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Litigation Attorney | Nov 23
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"Melissa is a rising star in Texas litigation. She is dedicated to providing the highest level of service for her clients. If results matter, she is the person in El Paso to call."
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El Paso Litigation Lawyer Melissa Alexis Baeza
Melissa Alexis Baeza
Litigation Attorney
El Paso, TX
Licensed for 13 years