M. Mitchell Moss
Attorney / Shareholder

M. Mitchell Moss

Attorney / Shareholder

Contact Info

   915.546.8214
  915.546.8333
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Areas of Concentration

Litigation
- Commercial
- General Liability
- Insurance Defense
- Legal Malpractice
- Medical Malpractice
- Professional Malpractice

Labor & Employment
- Employment Litigation
- Handling matters before the National Labor Relations Board
- Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements and Project Labor Agreements
- Mediations
- Arbitrations

Employment Practices Liability

Education

Education

Texas Tech University
Juris Doctor
Associate Editor
Texas Tech Law Review

Texas Christian University
Bachelor of Science

Admissions & Qualifications

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of New Mexico

Sustaining Member of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas

Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization

United States District Court
Western District of Texas
District of New Mexico

Certified Mediator




Attorney Mitchell Moss is a respected litigator with extensive courtroom and trial experience, advising and representing individuals and corporations in matters related to commercial disputes; labor and employment; medical, legal and professional malpractice; catastrophic injury; education law; and all aspects of insurance defense.

Mitch has tried more than 100 jury cases and resolved hundreds of cases, without going to trial, for the benefit of his clients. He is licensed in both Texas and New Mexico. Mitch is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. A certified mediator and arbitrator, he has mediated numerous cases and also served as an arbitrator multiple times.

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In addition to advising and representing individuals and corporations, Mitch has successfully resolved death cases, including a multiple-death case; some while representing defendants and others while acting on behalf of plaintiffs. He has also handled administrative matters with the Texas Board of Medical Examiners, the Board of Nursing Examiners, the National Labor Relations Board, the Texas Education Commission, and the New Mexico Workers Compensation Administration.

Mitch has the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent. An AV Preeminent rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.

A member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC), Mitch is currently serving his second term as the TADC Vice-President for West Texas. He is also the recipient of the TADC’s 2014 President’s Award, which recognizes meritorious service by a member whose leadership and service has resulted in raising standards and achieving goals representing the ideals and objectives of the TADC. Additionally, Mitch is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and the Claims Litigation & Management Alliance (CLM).

A graduate of Texas Tech University School of Law, Mitch is a frequent guest speaker at business conferences and seminars related to business and employment law.

An active member of the community, Mitch is past Chair of the Alzheimer’s Association (Star Chapter), a past President of the Coronado Country Club, and a past Chair of the Board of the El Paso Chapter of the American Red Cross. He also serves as the pro-bono legal advisor for a church-based daycare and the Therapeutic Horsemanship of El Paso.


Representative Matters
  • Obtained a seven-figure settlement for an individual in a complex insurance coverage matter, prior to trial.
  • Successfully defended engineers and attorneys in professional malpractice cases
  • Successfully defended doctors, hospitals, and healthcare providers against charges of malpractice and negligence
  • Resolved a case against a local university brought by more than 20 plaintiffs alleging claims related to accreditation issues
  • Resolved a professional malpractice case, involving over 40 plaintiffs and a city, related to construction defects
  • Resolved death cases; some while acting on behalf of defendants and others while representing plaintiffs
  • Successfully handled multiple-death, house fire case for a utility company
  • Upheld an arbitration agreement at the appellate level for a grocery store chain
  • Successfully negotiated claims of unfair labor practices for a small business
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a local hospital in a negligence case
  • Successfully defended a trucking company in a case related to an amputation that resulted from an accident
  • Recently delivered a speech entitled “Arbitration: Friend or Foe” to a large group of business owners and human resource professionals
  • Upheld an administrative decision with the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of a local school district
  • Successfully negotiated a Project Labor Agreement with an international Union on behalf of a national construction company
  • Obtained a verdict for a local not-for-profit organization in a commercial dispute
Presentations

2016, October 20. Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation. Lecture presented at the El Paso Paralegal Association’s 2016 Fall Seminar.

2015, March 4. Rules of the Game: Complying with Government Regulations and Avoiding Penalties. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2015, March 4. Foul or No Foul: Dealing With and Defending OSHA Citations. Lecture presented at the 2015 ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2014, April 4. Breaking Bad Habits: Improving Workplace Practices and Surviving a DOL Audit. Lecture presented at the 2014 ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2014, April 4. Army Wives’ Tales. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2013, April 3. Tips for Effective Communication & Appreciation in the Workplace. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2012, March 30. Interactive Problem Solving Session. Interactive presentation at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2011, March 4. Surviving Governmental Audits: A Changing Landscape. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2011, March 4. A Palette of Problems: The Violent Workplace and the Implications of the Bully Employee. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

Organizations

Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Vice-President for West Texas)

International Association of Defense Counsel

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Alzheimer’s Association – El Paso Star Chapter (former Chair)

Coronado Country Club (former President)

El Paso Chapter of the American Red Cross (former Chair)

Therapeutic Horsemanship of El Paso