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Melissa Back McAlpine, J.D. is the President/Owner of Back to Yes Mediation, LLC. Melissa is a top Houston mediator, alternative dispute resolution trainer and lecturer, adjunct professor, and arbitrator, as well as a licensed attorney in the State of Texas. She is well-versed in intercultural and interpersonal communications, and is fluent in Spanish and German.

Melissa is the President-Elect of the Texas Association of Mediators.

Melissa brings fresh energy to presentations and mediations replete with sensitivity toward differences, as well as notable enthusiasm to help the parties and the community.

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. – MLK, Jr.”

Why choose Back to Yes?

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Our lead mediator, Melissa Back McAlpine, brings fresh energy to your mediation. As your mediator, she will work with you and go the extra mile to help you resolve and settle your case.

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Although Melissa is a skilled lawyer, she does not believe in forcing the parties into an agreement, but will work hard to help the parties reach their own informed, mutually satisfactory agreement.

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Due to her unique background and living-abroad, Melissa is well-versed in intercultural and interpersonal communications. Additionally, Melissa is fluent in Spanish and German.

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Type of Civil Cases We Mediate

Employment Cases: Being discriminated against? Being harassed? Employment discrimination disputes brought by employees against businesses and companies based on claims of discrimination of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. Melissa mediates employment cases for the EEOC and specializes in workplace disputes.

Litigation & Legal Disputes: Stuck in a lawsuit? With litigation, you are never certain of your outcome until a judge or jury decides who is right and who is wrong.  We mediate contract disputes, consumer/commercial litigation cases, intellectual property issues, real estate disputes, personal injury cases, construction cases, etc.

Personal Injury Cases: Hurt in an accident? The decision is YOURS! Melissa has personal experience with a bad car accident and knows what it’s like to be the client, attorney, and mediator for these types of cases. Most importantly, she knows how to get these tough cases settled.

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