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Shelly W. Rivas

shelly.rivas@kempsmith.com915.533.4424/915.546.5360
Email: shelly.rivas@kempsmith.com
Telephone: 915.533.4424 / Fax: 915.546.5360
Overview

Shelly W. Rivas is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department, and her practice focuses on commercial litigation. While in law school, Ms. Rivas participated in the Baylor International Law Program in Guadalajara, Mexico. Ms. Rivas was selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars by publishers Thomson Reuters in 2009-2012.



PRACTICE AREAS

Credentials

EDUCATION

  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1994

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • El Paso Bar Foundation
  • Women's Bar Association

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 1997
  • New Mexico, 2000
  • United States Supreme Court, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Community

Professional & Civic Involvement

Center Against Family and Sexual and Family Violence Board of Directors
Leadership El Paso Class XXX

Ms. Rivas has been a director of the El Paso Bar Association and currently serves on the District 17 Grievance Committee of the State Bar. Ms. Rivas is a frequent lecturer to local professional and business groups on ethics, government contracting, construction law business litigation and landlord/tenant relationships. She is a member of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar.