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Melissa B. Hostick

Melissa B. Hostick


Melissa Hostick is an attorney advising manufacturers on complex product liability matters.

An adept writer with experience in commercial litigation, Melissa regularly drafts trial and appellate briefs. She also drafts various motions, pleadings and memoranda for both state and federal cases, including successful motions for summary judgment, for a new trial, to strike expert witnesses and to seal. Melissa has developed litigation strategies, conducted complex legal research and discovery, and participated in hearings, depositions, mediations, arbitration proceedings, and facilitated overall case progression. 

In her free time, Melissa enjoys reading, baking, traveling, and spending summers on the lake.


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2022

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2021

    - cum laude

    Comment Editor, Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal 

    National Order of Barristers

    Donald M. Hunt Outstanding Barrister Award

    Vice Chair of Appellate Advocacy, Board of Barristers

    Board of Barristers Fall 2019 Advanced Moot Court, Champion & Top Oralist Award

    National Advocacy Teams

    — National Gaming Law Moot      Court Competition 2021,      Finalist

    — National Online Moot      Court Competition 2020

    — National Pretrial Advocacy      Competition, Semi-Finalist      & Best Non-Movant’s Brief      (2019), 2020

    — National Trial Competition      2020

    Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Honor Society

    Organization of Women in Law

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2017

    - Major: Government

    - Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society

Professional Associations

    • Texas Young Lawyers Association
    • Lubbock Area Bar Association
    • American Inns of Court