Blog & Legal Updates


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Jul 2018

What’s An Executor to Do? General Executor Duties in Texas and New Mexico

In the context of estates and trusts, there is no important role than to serve as the person appointed to identify and distribute the deceased’s assets. The title of this person varies depending on the circumstances. For a trust, the person in charge of the assets is usually referred to as the trustee. For probate proceedings related to the estate of a person that...

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Jun 2018

ScottHulse attorney Melissa A. Baeza presents at CFMA El Paso Chapter Meeting

Melissa A. Baeza EL PASO, TX – Attorney Melissa A. Baeza presented to the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) at their monthly meeting on June 20, 2018. The CFMA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today’s construction financial professionals. Ms. Baeza addressed significant clauses found in construction contracts and reviewed the interpretation of such clauses by state and federal courts...

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28

Jun 2018

ScottHulse Law Firm Welcomes UTEP’s Law School Preparatory Institute (LSPI), High School Program

EL PASO, TX – ScottHulse Law Firm welcomed students from UTEP’s Law School Preparatory Institute to the Firm for its annual law firm tour and lunch on June 20, 2018. These high school students received invaluable advice and information from several teams of ScottHulse lawyers on what it takes to pursue a legal career and gained valuable insight about the practice of law. It is...

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Jun 2018

ScottHulse Attorney Andrea Moran Elected to Serve as a Director with the El Paso Bar Association

Andrea Moran, an associate attorney with ScottHulse law firm, has been elected to serve as a Director with the El Paso Bar Association.  The El Paso Bar Association exists to serve the legal community and public of El Paso County by promoting high standards of integrity, honor and courtesy within the legal profession, and fostering positive relations among the community, lawyers and the judiciary. Ms....

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06

Jun 2018

ScottHulse Law Firm Enhances and Grows Immigration Section

ScottHulse PC, a full-service commercial law firm with offices in Texas and New Mexico, announced that an Immigration & Nationality Law Section has been formally established to compliment the Firm’s other successful law practices, including International Trade and Cross-border Business and Labor & Employment. The firm, which also has a Mexico Law practice group, offers dual representation in both the United States and Mexico. For...

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08

May 2018

ScottHulse Attorney Glenn Davis Speaks at the 27th Annual Institute of Estate Planning in Amarillo

ScottHulse attorney and shareholder Glenn Davis was a featured speaker at the 27th Annual Institute of Estate Planning in Amarillo, Texas sponsored by the Amarillo Area Estate Planning Council, April 30-May 1, 2018, in Amarillo. Mr. Davis, who is licensed in both Texas and New Mexico and is certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, presented a paper...

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08

May 2018

The Texas Supreme Court Rejects Teacher’s Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Claims

By Andrew Velazquez, Attorney The Texas Supreme Court Rejects Teacher’s Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Claims The Texas Supreme Court found that the employee could not sue her employer for her sexual harassment because she failed to present sufficient evidence that the alleged discrimination by same-sex employees was “because of” her gender. The Court further held that all the McDonald Douglass elements in a retaliation claim against...

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08

May 2018

El Paso Labor and Employment Attorney and Trial Lawyer Rosemary Marin Elected Board Chair Elect of the United Way of El Paso County

Rosemary Marin, a Shareholder and Director, and Chair of ScottHulse’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, has been named Board Chair Elect of the United Way of El Paso County (UWEPC). Ms. Marin has served on the board with United Way for 6 years and is current Chair of the Human Resources Committee. The United Way of El Paso County is a local, non-profit focused on...

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Jan 2018

El Paso Labor and Employment Attorney and Trial Lawyer Rosemary Marin Elected Vice Chair of CommUnity en Accion’s Board of Directors

Rosemary Marin, a Shareholder and Director, and chair of ScottHulse’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, has been elected Vice Chair of CommUnity en Accion’s Board of Directors. CommUnity en Accion (CEA) is a non-profit organization that is comprised of business and civic leaders in the Borderplex Region that are united in their purpose to improve the lives of El Paso’s Latino Community by instilling pride...

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05

Jan 2018

ScottHulse Attorneys to Speak at Annual Estate Planning Conference for Women

The Estate Planning Conference for Women provides an opportunity for women to empower themselves with knowledge on financial planning and estate planning. Attorneys, financial advisors, and a certified public accountant (CPA) will present on a variety of topics throughout this five session course, including the estate planning basics for wills, trusts, and incapacity planning documents; an explanation of the probate and administration process for a...

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