Michelle Alcala is a highly regarded, strong, and effective advocate for her clients. She has extensive experience in handling employment law matters, complex litigation, transactional matters, and other legal disputes. Michelle puts her clients first and prides herself on learning the unique issues that clients face.
Michelle has been litigating cases for over eighteen years, with a specialization in Labor and Employment Law. Michelle spent the first twelve years of her practice in private practice, handing all types of civil litigation disputes, including breach of contract, negligence, wrongful death, landlord-tenant, premises liability, real estate, trade secrets, legal malpractice, construction defects, breach of fiduciary duty, and estate and probate. Additionally, Michelle was selected by the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct to serve as a special prosecutor in an ethics violation prosecution of a state judge.
In 2012, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization certified Michelle as a specialist in Labor and Employment Law. The Texas Board Legal Specialization certifies that Michelle has substantial knowledge and special competence, including trial experience, handling employment disputes involving employment contracts, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, fair pay requirements, and workplace safety.
Michelle is the first person in her family to attend college, is a 2003 graduate of Harvard Law School and is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Employment Law.