Blog & Legal Updates


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Oct 2017

Jury Trial Victory in Traumatic Brain Injury Case

EL PASO, TX – Oscar M. Gonzalez v. Inman Trucking Inc. and James Perry Lassiter, Cause No. 3:16-CV-00006-PRM, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas – El Paso Division. ScottHulse’s representation of Inman Trucking, Inc. in this negligence case resulted in a victory for our client Inman Trucking after a 4-day trial in El Paso federal court. The case arose following an...

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06

Oct 2017

Two Important Legal Tide Changes This Week

By Rosemary M. Marin, Attorney & Shareholder; Chair, Labor & Employment TWO IMPORTANT LEGAL TIDE CHANGES THIS WEEK This week, the Trump Administration announced two big changes in its interpretation of the law, as compared to prior interpretations by the Obama Administration. TITLE VII Does Not Extend To Transgender On October 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that Title VII, the federal law...

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05

Oct 2017

ScottHulse and EPSHRM present Fall Employment Law Update

EL PASO, TX – More than a hundred attendees participated in the Fall Employment Law Update, presented by ScottHulse Law Firm in partnership with the El Paso Society for Human Resource Management (EPSHRM). Labor & Employment attorneys from ScottHulse PC, a full service commercial firm based in El Paso, San Antonio and Las Cruces, presented topics specific to Human Resource professionals for the half-day event.Topics...

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03

Oct 2017

ScottHulse Attorney Priscilla Marquez Elected to Serve as President of the El Paso Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Priscilla Marquez, a litigation and labor & employment attorney and shareholder with the ScottHulse law firm, has been elected to serve as the President of the El Paso Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The El Paso Chapter’s primary purpose is to serve the federal judiciary and federal bar by advocating for the sound administration of justice in the federal courts. It is a very...

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Sep 2017

ScottHulse Attorney Javier Lopez de Obeso Receives Certificate of Registration as a Foreign Legal Consultant

Javier Lopez de Obeso On September 12, 2017, the Supreme Court of Texas issued Javier Lopez de Obeso, the Certificate of Registration as a Foreign Legal Consultant, after fulfilling the requirements of law and having been recommended for approval by the Texas Board of Law Examiners. This certification authorizes Mr. Lopez de Obeso to render legal services and give professional legal advice on the laws...

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14

Sep 2017

ScottHulse Attorney Melissa Baeza Receives President’s Award

Melissa Baeza Melissa Baeza, a construction and commercial litigation attorney and shareholder with the ScottHulse law firm, was awarded the President’s Award from the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) of the El Paso Chapter 248. Ms. Baeza was presented the award in recognition of her contributions to the success of Chapter 248 and for demonstrating exemplary professionalism in construction law.


17

Aug 2017

Stuart R. Schwartz Named Senior Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Stuart R. Schwartz, a shareholder of the law firm ScottHulse, P.C., has been named a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). Mr. Schwartz is a litigator in the Firm’s commercial litigation and creditor’s rights sections and holds the highest Martindale-Hubbell peer rating of AV Preeminent. He currently serves as lead editor of the three-volume “Texas Collections Manual,” published by the State Bar...

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15

Aug 2017

ScottHulse Attorney Blake Downey Elected as At-Large Member of Downtown Management District Grant Program Review Committee

Blake Downey, an associate attorney at the ScottHulse Law Firm, was appointed to serve as an at-large member of the El Paso Downtown Management District Grant Program Review Committee. The Downtown Management District has established a variety of grant programs that will match private investment dollars for certain improvements. The committee reviews grant applications and makes recommendations to the board concerning downtown grant programs. Downey,...

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Jul 2017

New Version of USCIS Form I-9 is Now Available. Deadline for Implementation of the New Form I-9 is September 18, 2017

On Monday, July 17, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department (“USCIS”) released another revised version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  The latest version of the Form I-9 contains minor changes to the Instructions section and the List of Acceptable Documents.  Specifically, the Instructions section contains the following revisions: In addition to the revisions to the Instructions section, the List of...

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Jun 2017

ScottHulse Attorney Mitchell Moss Inducted in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and the El Paso Chapter of ABOTA

Mitchell Moss, an attorney and shareholder at the ScottHulse Law Firm, was officially elected by the National Board of Directors of the American Board of Trial Advocates to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and the El Paso Chapter of ABOTA. The purpose of this association is to promote the ethical and technical standards of practice in the field of advocacy. Mr....

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