Adrian Acosta
Associate Attorney

Adrian Acosta

Associate Attorney

Contact Info

  915.546.8209
  915.546.8333
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Areas of Concentration

Litigation, Commercial
Construction Law
Labor & Employment

Education

J.D., University of California
Berkeley School of Law
M.A., University of Texas at El Paso
Thesis: Natural Rights and Equality;
the Case of Injustice in the Senate
B.A., University of Texas at El Paso
Summa Cum Laude

Admissions & Qualifications

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Michigan
United States District Court
Eastern District of Michigan

Languages

– English



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Adrian Acosta is an associate attorney at ScottHulse whose practice focuses on general commercial litigation.

Mr. Acosta earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law where he was part of the Berkeley Law La Raza program. While in law school, Mr. Acosta also helped teach logic classes at the University of Texas at San Antonio at its Summer Law School Preparation Academy.

Prior to joining ScottHulse, Mr. Acosta worked at a litigation firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan a suburb of Detroit. There, Mr. Acosta was successfully able to bring high exposure cases to a close through mediation, case evaluation, and summary disposition. While in Michigan, Mr. Acosta had exposure to cases which ranged from complex bankruptcies, personal injury, landlord tenant law, and imminent domain.

Before moving to Michigan, Mr. Acosta worked at a transportation law firm in El Paso. Mr. Acosta has written papers on biomechanics and the admissibility of certain experts under Texas law. Mr. Acosta has been successful in reobtaining property for his clients from unlawful seizures by the government.

Born and raised in El Paso, Adrian attended Riverside High School, where he had All Academic honors for football. After high school, Adrian attended the University of Texas at El Paso where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was awarded the Honorable Philip R. Martinez Scholarship. During Adrian’s graduation ceremony he was selected as the Liberal Arts Banner Bearer, which is an honor bestowed to the most outstanding graduate of the College of Liberal Arts. Adrian also obtained a Master’s from the University of Texas at El Paso in Political Science.

Mr. Acosta is involved with the Council of Legal Education Opportunity (“CLEO”), an organization that is dedicated to expanding opportunities in the legal community for underrepresented populations.


Organizations

Mexican American Bar Association, 2016

Defense Research Institute (“DRI”), 2015-2016

Detroit Bar Association, 2017

Young Lawyer’s Section State Bar of Michigan

Council on Legal Education Opportunity (“CLEO”)