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, Mr. Acosta attended Riverside High School, where he had All-Academic honors for football. After high school, Mr. Acosta attended the University of Texas at El Paso where he graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the Honorable Philip R. Martinez Scholarship. During Mr. Acosta’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. Mr. Acosta 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.