Omar Ochoa Law Firm
Alexis Saenz

Alexis Saenz

Associate Attorney

  • Brief job description: Alexis uses her legal education and professional experience to advocate for her clients to achieve a satisfactory outcome. She does this by conducting legal research, writing legal documents, negotiating with opposing counsel, attending hearings on behalf of clients, advising clients of their rights and the litigation process. She also supports the firm’s staff by providing advice on her legal knowledge, contributing to the firm’s overall effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Relevant previous experience: Alexis utilizes skills she learned from prior work and educational experiences.some text
  1. Before attending law school, she was an employee at the Texas House of Representatives, working directly for the Speaker of The House and his executive team. There, she learned about the legislative process and handled correspondence between members of the legislature. It is where she developed her professional skills such as project management, organizational, advocacy, communication, and leadership skills.
  2. While in law school Alexis was a proud member of the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association (CHLSA) and the Texas Law Women’s Christian Fellowship. She participated in projects that provide legal services to underrepresented groups in need of legal services: these include the Support Parents’ Education, Advocacy and Knowledge (SPEAK) Project and the Juvenile Justice Clinic. In addition, Alexis completed internships with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, and Smith and Mendoza PLLC, a boutique law firm specializing in Business and Estate matters.
  • Hobbies/activities enjoyed outside of work: Alexis enjoys taking long walks and hikes with her 2 Australian shepards. She also enjoys spending quality time with loved ones, learning to cook a variety of recipes and cuisine, watching and attending Longhorn Football games and Longhorn Softball games, especially since she played softball throughout her life and at the collegiate level.
  • Something unique or interesting: Alexis believes that the legal community needs more Hispanic representation. According to the American Bar Association, less than six percent of lawyers in the United States are Hispanic, and that percentage is even lower for Hispanic women. Alexis hopes to inspire young women and girls to achieve their professional and personal goals by partaking in community engagement events and other volunteer opportunities.


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
  • Mediation Certificate from the Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution, at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude honoree, from St. Edward's University.
  • Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from South Texas College - this degree was earned as a high school student.


Fluent in English and improving her Spanish reading and writing skills to better serve the RGV and the state of Texas.