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Alejandro Acosta

Alejandro Acosta

Tawney, Acosta & Chaparro, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Employment Law ...
  • New Mexico, Texas
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Biography

Attorney Alejandro Acosta III is a partner at the firm of Tawney, Acosta & Chaparro, P.C., in El Paso, Texas. An El Paso native, Mr. Acosta dedicates his practice to personal injury law, serving clients New Mexico and Texas.

Mr. Acosta earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, and attained his law degree from the Arizona State Law School/ Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Additionally, he holds an Indian Law Certificate and has worked with various tribal nations in the state of Arizona.

Licensed to practice law since 2008, Mr. Acosta is admitted in Texas and New Mexico. He is also licensed by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Acosta has litigated several cases at the state, federal and appellate levels. He has experience with claims involving automobile accidents, dram shop liability, employment-related injuries, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death. He has been involved in significant matters that have appeared in publications, including VerdictSearch and the Advocate, a publication of the State Bar of Texas.

Prior to founding Tawney, Acosta & Chaparro, P.C., Mr. Acosta developed his legal skills and experience by working as a research attorney for a Texas Court of Appeals judge. He then gained further legal experience by working as an associate at a private personal injury law firm.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Nursing Home Abuse
Video Conferencing
  • Virtual Consultation Available
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
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Texas
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U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
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Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Partner
Tawney, Acosta & Chaparro, P.C.
- Current
Partner
Flores, Tawney & Acosta, P.C.
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Associate Attorney
Scherr & Legate PLLC
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Research Attorney
8th Court of Appeals
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Education
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
J.D. (2008) | Law
Indian Legal Program
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St. Mary's University
B.A. (2004) | History
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2022
Lawyer of Distinction
Lawyers of Distinction
Best Personal Injury Lawyers El Paso
Forbes
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2018-2021
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
2018
Million Dollar Advocate, Lifetime Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Professional Associations
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Activities: Board of Directors, current
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El Paso Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Activities: Treasurer, 2016-2017; President-Elect, 2017-2018; President, 2018-2019; Board Member Officer, 2019-Present
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Texas Bar Foundation
Member
Current
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American Association of Justice (AAJ)
Member
Current
Activities: AAJ Minority Caucus
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New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Federal Bar Association
Member
Current
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Texas Bar Foundation
Fellow
Current
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State Bar of New Mexico  # 142516
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Texas Courts Should Look to the Basic Principles of Venue When Facing Unconscionability Challenges to Arbitration Agreements
The Advocate; State Bar Litigation Section Report
Speaking Engagements
Navigating Expert Discovery, Spring Legal Bootcamp
Dram Shop Liability, El Paso Paralegal Association
Certifications
Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Flores, Tawney & Acosta Website
Website
Alejandro Acosta's Website Profile
Blog
Flores, Tawney & Acosta Law Blog
Contact & Map
Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C.
Las Cruces Office
1485 N. Main St., Suite B
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Telephone: (575) 222-1000
Monday: Open 24 hours (Today)
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Sunday: Open 24 hours
Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C.
El Paso Office
7016 Orizaba Ave.
El Paso, TX 79912
Telephone: (915) 308-1000
Monday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
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Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C.
Carlsbad Office
102 W. Hagerman St., Suite D
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Telephone: (575) 222-1000
Monday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
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Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C.
Albuquerque Office
1121 4th Street NW, Suite 1-C
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Telephone: (505) 300-1000
Monday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
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