Alexis Calleja is a shareholder and co-founder of the law firm of Hudson & Calleja, LLC, a certified Minority Business Enterprise and the winner of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s 2011-2012 “Emerging Business of the Year” award. Her practice focuses on employment litigation, personal injury litigation, insurance coverage issues and complex commercial litigation. She has tried cases in state and federal courts, handled appeals in both state and federal appellate courts, and arbitrated cases with the American Arbitration Association.
Alexis has received numerous awards and recognitions in the legal community, including being peer-selected to the 2012 Florida Super Lawyers list as a “Rising Star” and named one of the 2012 Florida Legal Elite® by Florida Trend Magazine. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2003 and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
Alexis earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law, and before that, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Florida International University. She is a member of The Florida Association of Women Lawyers, The Cuban American Bar Association, The Miami-Dade County Bar Association, The Florida Bar, The American Bar Association and is involved in numerous other professional organizations.
Alexis is very active in the South Florida civic and charitable communities as well, including The Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, The Junior League of Miami, The American Cancer Society of South Florida, The Zoological Society of Florida, The Humane Society of Greater Miami, The American Red Cross of South Florida and The Community Partnership for Homeless.