December 4, 2013 –
EL PASO, TX – ScottHulse law firm has expanded its professional staff in El Paso with the addition of four new associate attorneys: David Hansen, Roberto Chavez, Lauren Serrano and John Collins.
“Dynamic growth in El Paso and the Borderplex is attracting some of the brightest and the best – talented professionals who want to make El Paso their home and be a part of these exciting changes,” said ScottHulse Chairman David Bernard. “Our firm is growing with the Borderplex, so we’re delighted that we were able to recruit these four outstanding attorneys, who share both our values and our enthusiasm for our community. The diversity of their roles is reflective of the strong growth across many of our core practice areas.”
Mr. Hansen joins the firm’s tax, foundations, non-profits and exempt organizations, and intellectual property sections. Before joining ScottHulse, he was an attorney advisor for the Social Security Administration in Falls Church, Virginia. Mr. Hansen earned his L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Texas. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree from Cornell University.
An El Paso native, Mr. Chavez assists ScottHulse clients with international and cross-border business, Mexico law, and corporate and securities legal matters. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at The University of Texas School of Law.
A life-long El Pasoan, Ms. Serrano is an attorney in the business law section at ScottHulse. Her practice areas include estate planning, probate, asset protection, and small business planning. She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at Texas Tech University School of Law, where she graduated with honors.
Mr. Collins joins the firm’s litigation, labor and employment, education and construction law groups. A native of Houston, he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, cum laude, from Baylor Law School.
“This group includes a combination of home-grown talent – El Pasoans who attended top law schools and now want to make a difference in their hometown – and others who are so excited about El Paso’s future that they have chosen to make this their home,” said Mr. Bernard. “All four had numerous career options and have chosen to build their careers at ScottHulse in El Paso.”
ScottHulse is a full-service law firm with offices in El Paso and Las Cruces. ScottHulse attorneys have represented individuals and major participants in the commercial and industrial sectors of the El Paso, Juarez, and Las Cruces borderplex since 1889. Today, ScottHulse attorneys are involved in client and community initiatives that are transforming the Borderplex into the most dynamic commercial center in the Southwest and the epicenter of U.S./Mexico trade.