Melissa Martin is an associate attorney in ScottHulse’s transactional and litigation sections. Ms. Martin is a legal generalist whose practice focuses on real estate, corporate and securities, commercial transactions, probate and estate planning, and business litigation.
Prior to joining ScottHulse, Melissa Martin served as corporate and litigation counsel for a financial investment firm.
Ms. Martin earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence and Master of Arts in International Relations from the American University in Washington, DC. While in law school, she was a judicial extern at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Melissa Martin was also a member of the National Security Law Brief and researched international and domestic labor laws as a Research Fellow. While pursuing her master’s degree, she served as an Editor of the Journal of International Service.
Ms. Martin attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Anthropology with a minor in Middle Eastern and North African Studies. As an undergraduate, she was a research assistant for the UCLA Center for Middle East Development and a reporter for The Daily Bruin.
Melissa Martin is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Texas Young Lawyers Association, the El Paso Bar Association, and the El Paso Women’s Bar Association, where she is a mentor to young women looking to go into law school through the association’s MILE program. She is also a board member of the West Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross.