Roberto Chavez
Associate Attorney

Roberto Chavez

Associate Attorney

Contact Info

   915.546.8251
  915.546.8333
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Areas of Concentration

Real Estate

International Trade & Cross-Border Business

Corporate & Securities
Mexico Law

Education

University of Texas at Austin
Juris Doctor

University of Texas at El Paso
Bachelor of Business Administration
Economics & International Business

Admissions & Qualifications

State Bar of Texas

Languages

– English
– Spanish



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Roberto Chavez is an associate attorney whose practice focuses on real estate, international trade and cross-border business, Mexico law, and corporate and securities. He works closely with clients in small-business and entity formation.

Since joining ScottHulse, Mr. Chavez has worked with clients to form commercial enterprises such as retail businesses, food and beverage groups, and investment groups. Mr. Chavez’s transactional real estate law practice has focused on residential and commercial real estate purchases and sales and leasing transactions. Fluent in both English and Spanish, many of his clients are Mexican citizens with business ventures in the United States. Mr. Chavez also works closely with clients after the formation of their businesses or entities, advising them on day-to-day operations and negotiating on their behalf.

Mr. Chavez earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. During law school, Mr. Chavez interned with U.S. District Judge Philip Martinez in the Western District of Texas. Mr. Chavez was an active member of the Hispanic Law School Association and during his first year assisted in drafting an Amicus Brief to the International Court of Human Rights in Costa Rica. He was the recipient of the 2010-2011 MALDEF Law School Scholarship. Mr. Chavez also interned in-house and worked closely with several start-up companies in Austin, Texas before joining ScottHulse.

A native El Pasoan, Mr. Chavez attended The University of Texas at El Paso, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Economics and International Business. He also studied Economics abroad in Antwerp, Belgium. Mr. Chavez is a graduate of the UTEP Law School Preparation Institute.

Regarding community engagement, Mr. Chavez is a member of the El Paso Bar Association, the El Paso Young Lawyers Association, graduate of Leadership El Paso Class XXXVI, and currently serves on the board of directors of CreativeKids.


Representative Matters
  • Represented a client in the purchase of raw land for the development of a retail shopping center.
  • Represented a client in entity formation and lease negotiations for a retail clothing store.
  • Represented a client during the restructuring of a commercial brewing establishment, including contract negotiation and funding.
  • Successfully negotiated a favorable lease agreement for a client’s food and beverage establishment.
  • Created a U.S. business entity for a horse-racing group owned by foreign nationals.
  • Transitioned a collection of personally-owned investment properties to an investment business entity.
  • Negotiated a legal contract and provided a legal opinion for an overseas company with maquiladora operations in Juarez, Mexico.
  • Created a business entity for a real estate broker.
  • Coordinate with Mexican counsel to form a Mexican entity for U.S. national expanding business into Mexico.
Organizations

El Paso Bar Association

El Paso Young Lawyers Association

Leadership El Paso Class XXXVI

Board Member of Creative Kids