Melanie is a Senior Paralegal in Nguyen & Chen, LLP’s civil litigation department. She has been in the legal industry since 2007 and admitted in the State Bar of Texas – Paralegal Division in 2012. She has knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects in civil litigation, appeals, bankruptcy (Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 including complex cases), debt/settlement relief, product liability, mass tort (Xarelto, IVC filter, Zofran, Invokana, Levaquin, Talcum Powder, Mirena, Testosterone, Proton Pump Inhibitors, GM, Essure, Mocellator) and personal injury cases. She is highly experienced in all phases of litigation, including document control and analysis, database management, legal research, drafting of pleadings (discovery requests and responses, complaints, declarations, motions, correspondence, briefs, affidavits and others), assisting with deposition, arbitration, mediation, trial preparation, and providing trial support. Besides Texas, she had handled cases in New York, Michigan, Florida, New Jersey, Delaware, California, Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana, Illinois, Massachusetts among others.
Melanie is a notary in the State of Texas and is an active member of the Houston Paralegal Association since 2012.