Javier Macias
Associate Attorney

Javier Macias

Associate Attorney

Contact Info

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Areas of Concentration

Labor & Employment
Employment Practices Liability
Litigation
Education

Education

University of Detroit
Mercy School of Law
Juris Doctor
cum laude

University of Notre Dame
Bachelor of Business Administration

Admissions & Qualifications

State Bar of Texas

United States District Court
Western District of Texas




Javier Macias is an associate attorney in the ScottHulse Labor & Employment practice group, which includes advising on labor and employment matters, proactive legal counsel for employers, and litigation.

Since joining the Firm, Javier has successfully negotiated with a labor union on behalf of a local employer, successfully negotiated a favorable settlement for a client involving claims of employment discrimination, and successfully defended a claim of wrongful termination on behalf of a local school district.  He also successfully upheld an administrative decision with the Texas Commissioner of Education on behalf of a local school district.

While attending law school, Javier served as a law clerk for the Texas Civil Rights Project in El Paso, Texas, primarily in the areas of ADA and immigration-related claims. He also served as a legal intern at El Paso County Court at Law 4 for Judge Alex Gonzalez.

Prior to pursuing his legal career, Javier was a mathematics teacher at Fort Hancock High School in Fort Hancock, Texas. He is a graduate of Cathedral High School in El Paso, Texas. Javier is fluent in Spanish.


Representative Matters
  • Assisted in successfully negotiating a collective bargaining agreement with a labor union on behalf of a local employer.
  • Successfully upheld an administrative decision with the Texas Commissioner of Education on behalf of a local school district.
Presentations

Exempt or Non-Exempt?. El Paso Society for Human Resources Management. (2016)

Work Time Is Over: The Nuts and Bolts of the New Overtime Rule. ScottHulse DOL Overtime Rule Seminar. (2016)

We Fixed the Glitch: Avoiding Bullying and Violence in the Office Space. ScottHulse Labor & Employment Seminar. (2016)

Well It’s Groundhog Day…Again: Steps to Avoid Multiple I-9 Revisions. ScottHulse Labor & Employment Seminar. (2016)

Title VII and Chapter 21 Case Law Update. El Paso Society for Human Resources Management. (2015)

Organizations

El Paso Bar Association

El Paso Young Lawyers Association

Federal Bar Association – El Paso Chapter