Blog & Legal Updates


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Oct 2019

EPSHRM Legislative Seminar

On September 25, 2019, the Labor and Employment Section of ScottHulse presented a half-day seminar to the El Paso Society of Human Resources Management (EPSHRM). Topics covered included Harassment in the Workplace, When does HR cross into the Practice of Law, ADA Issues in the Workplace, and Immigration and Reform. ScottHulse attorneys who presented at this seminar were Rosemary Marin, Stephen Venzor, Blake Downey, Adrian...

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02

Oct 2019

ScottHulse attorney Francisco Ortega speaks at 11th Annual State Bar of Texas Business Disputes CLE

Francisco J. Ortega, a partner at ScottHulse, P.C., was a speaker and member of the course planning committee at the 11th Annual State Bar of Texas Business Disputes CLE in Austin, Texas. Mr. Ortega spoke on the topic, “TUTSA, the DTSA, Berry-Helfand and More: A Fresh Look at the Recoverable Damages in Trade Secret Cases,” which focused on state and federal trade...

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25

Sep 2019

Strategies for Collecting Judgments Seminar

On October 17, 2019, Stuart Schwartz and Casey Stevenson will be speaking on Post-Judgment Discovery Strategies at the Strategies for Collecting Judgments seminar in Austin, Texas, sponsored by the State Bar of Texas. Learn about our presenting attorneys below. Stuart R. Schwartz Attorney / Shareholder   Casey S. Stevenson Attorney / Shareholder  


25

Sep 2019

Failure of the Anticorruption Provisions in the United States of America – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Javier Lopez de Obeso, an international business attorney and Mexico Energy lawyer licensed in Mexico, recently published an article titled “Failure of the Anticorruption Provisions in the United States of America – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA)” in Risk & Compliance, an e-magazine dedicated to the latest developments in corporate risk management and regulatory compliance. Published quarterly by Financier Worldwide, Risk & Compliance draws on the...

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30

May 2019

Pushed by USMCA, Mexico Overhauls Federal Labor Law in Workers’ Favor to Improve the Labor Justice System

On May 1, 2019, International Workers’ Day, Mexico published amendments to its Federal Labor Law in the Federal Official Gazette and secured the right of Mexican workers to organize, enter into collective bargaining agreements and a new justice system that will replace and improve the current labor boards. A summary and explanation of the amendments to the Federal Labor Law can be found here. Javier...

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30

May 2019

Empujado por el T-MEC, Mexico Aprueba Modificaciones a la Ley Federal del Trabajo en Favor de los Trabajadores y para mejorar el sistema de justicia laboral

El 1 de mayo de 2019, como parte de la celebraciones día internacional trabajo, México publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Federación modificaciones a la Ley Federal de Trabajo, con lo que se garantiza el derecho a los trabajadores a organizarse, firmar acuerdos colectivos de trabajo, así como un nuevo sistema de justicia laboral que reemplazará y mejorará a las actuales Juntas...

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30

May 2019

City of El Paso Receives Texas Award for Performance Excellence

***El Paso Becomes Largest Municipality to Win State Award in the Nation*** EL PASO, TEXAS — The City of El Paso has earned the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE), from the Quality Texas Foundation (QTF), which recognizes organizations for sustained performance excellence across seven key categories. The award, which is the statewide version of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor...

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25

Apr 2019

The Original Contractor’s Basic Guide to Filing a Lien in Texas

By Stephen Venzor, Associate Attorney Thanks to the Texas lien laws being written so poorly, one of the most frequently asked questions that we receive is, “What must I do to get a valid mechanic’s lien in Texas?” Luckily, once you are able to decipher the language of the statute, the underlying requirements are not that complex. First, the type of contractual relationship you have...

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Apr 2019

Borderland Tax Tips: Issue #1: Last Chance for Maximum Opportunity Zone Benefits

By David S. Hansen, Attorney/Shareholder Background: On December 22, 2017, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “TCJA”) was passed into law in an atmosphere of bitter partisanship. So bitter in fact, that Democrats successfully initiated a maneuver to change the official name of the TCJA to “The Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution...

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Apr 2019

ScottHulse Attorney Rosemary M. Marin Elected as Board Chair of the United Way of El Paso County

Rosemary M. Marin has been elected as Board Chair of the United Way of El Paso County for 2019-2020. Ms. Marin is a Shareholder, Director, and Chair of ScottHulse Law Firm’s Labor and Employment and Education Practice Groups. For than 93 years, United Way of El Paso County has focused on creating long-term, lasting change to make El Paso a better community for everyone....

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