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Melisha Valenzuela Paralegal at NGRV

Melisha Valenzuela

Paralegal for: Brett Vaughn

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Phone : 913-800-8635


Melisha Valenzuela has 8 years of experience in personal injury and mass torts. Melisha is the Senior Paralegal for attorney C. Brett Vaughn, working closely with him to develop the science behind defective devices & drugs while seeking justice for injured people nationwide. Melisha also works closely with numerous attorneys on several Plaintiff’s Executive & Steering Committees for various litigations.

Melisha has done significant work on the discovery, science, and/or trial teams for several litigations including:

Melisha has also worked on cases in the following litigations:

  • Transvaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling MDL Nos. 2187, 2327, 2325, & 2326
  • In Re: Atrium Medical Corp. C-Qur Mesh Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2753)
  • In RE: Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2782)
  • In Re: Davol/C.R. Bard Hernia Mesh Multi-Case Management, Master Docket No. PC-2018-9999
  • In re: Benicar (Olmesartan) Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2606)
  • In re: Nuvaring Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 1964)
  • In re: Yasmin & Yaz (Drospirenone) Mktg., Sales Practices & Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2100)

Melisha’s hobbies outside of work include spending time with her family, reading, yardwork, and furniture restoration.

Melisha received her Associates of Arts with a major in Criminal Justice in 2006 and her Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology in 2011.


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Columbia College – 2011
Associates of Arts in Criminal Justice – MCC Penn Valley – 2006

  • Phi Theta Kappa – International Honor Society – 2004 – Present
  • National Dean’s List – 2004 – 2005
  • MCC Dean’s List – 2004-2006

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