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Press Releases


June 25, 2018 ScottHulse attorney Melissa A. Baeza presents at CFMA El Paso Chapter Meeting

EL PASO, TX – Attorney Melissa A. Baeza presented to the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) at their monthly meeting on June 20, 2018.>>>Full Story

June 25, 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. >>>Full Story

June 12, 2018 ScottHulse Attorney Andrea Moran Elected to Serve as a Director with the El Paso Bar Association

EL PASO, TX – 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.>>>Full Story

June 06, 2018 ScottHulse Law Firm Enhances and Grows Immigration Section

EL PASO, TX – 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.>>>Full Story

May 08, 2018 ScottHulse Attorney Glenn Davis Speaks at the 27th Annual Institute of Estate Planning in Amarillo

EL PASO, TX – 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.>>>Full Story

May 08, 2018 El Paso Labor and Employment Attorney and Trial Lawyer Rosemary Marin Elected Board Chair Elect of the United Way of El Paso County

EL PASO, TX – 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).>>>Full Story

April 05, 2018 2018 Construction Contract Workshop

EL PASO, TX – Please join the attorneys of ScottHulse for an informative/valuable construction workshop that will focus on contractual responsibilities of design professionals, learn how to handle construction contract disputes and explore payment claims, liens, and bond claims.>>>Full Story

March 26, 2018 2018 I-9 Audit Preparation Seminar

EL PASO, TX – We have been informed that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has an order to conduct 100 I-9 audits of LOCAL businesses per week, and is no longer extending the period to respond to subpoenas beyond the original 72-hours. See, for example:(http://www.kvia.com/news/politics/ice-pledges-immigration-crackdown-on-businesses/686000258). >>>Full Story

January 24, 2018 ScottHulse Attorney Rosemary Marin Elected Vice Chair of CommUnity en Accion’s Board of Directors

EL PASO, TX – 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. >>>Full Story

October 5, 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). >>>Full Story

September 22, 2017 ScottHulse Attorney Javier Lopez de Obeso Receives Certificate of Registration as a Foreign Legal Consultant

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. >>>Full Story

September 14, 2017 ScottHulse Attorney Melissa Baeza Receives President’s Award

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. >>>Full Story

Legal Updates


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. >>>Full Update

 

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. >>>Full Update

 

Federal Judge Blocks Obama Overtime Pay Rule Set to Go into Effect December 1, 2016

District Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas imposed a nationwide injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s hotly contested Final Overtime Rule which was set to go into effect December 1, 2016. >>>Full Update

 

USCIS Publishes Revised Form I-9. Compliance Deadline is January 22, 2017

By John S. Collins, Associate Attorney The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department (“USCIS”) has published its long-awaited revised version of the Form I-9. >>>Full Update

 

Effective Today, the Cost of U.S. Department of Labor Fines and Penalties Is Increasing Significantly

By John S. Collins, Associate Attorney The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department (“USCIS”) has published its long-awaited revised version of the Form I-9. >>>Full Update

 

Final DOL Rule Updating Overtime Regulations

President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s much-anticipated, final rule updating overtime regulations. >>>Full Update


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