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Melanie L. Frassanito

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Melanie focuses her practice on the defense of professional malpractice claims brought against physicians, nurses, dentists, and hospitals. Her areas of practice consist of medical malpractice, general litigation, dental malpractice, and insurance defense.

Melanie has 23 years of experience as a litigator and has handled all aspects of complex litigation, including drafting successful dispositive motions regarding standard of care and causation, examining trial witnesses, and identifying persuasive expert witnesses.

Her clients appreciate her attention to detail and knowledge of the complexities of medical malpractice litigation. As a native New Mexican, Melanie is passionate about representing those health care providers and hospitals dedicated to serving the citizens of New Mexico.

    Educational Background

    • University of Kansas, Juris Doctorate, 1999
    • University of New Mexico, B.A., 1996


    • State Bar of New Mexico
    • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit