J. Roberto Oaxaca

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in El Paso, TX

Scherr Legate, PLLC
 | 109 North Oregon Street, 12th Floor
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915-544-0100
Fax: 915-532-1759
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2006, 2008 - 2011, 2014, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

J. Robert Oaxaca is an experienced personal injury attorney with a long record of helping many of his clients to secure large verdicts and settlements in their favor. With the law firm Scherr & Legate PLLC, he represents clients in El Paso, Texas, and the surrounding areas.

For more than 20 years, Mr. Oaxaca has been rated AV Preeminent* by the prestigious peer review service Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating. He has also been named one of the top 100 litigators in Texas by the National Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Oaxaca received an undergraduate degree and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at El Paso. He earned his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, located in Austin. Mr. Oaxaca also served in the U.S. Army for two years.

A native of El Paso, Mr. Oaxaca has lived in the area for almost his entire life. Mr. Oaxaca speaks both English and Spanish, which allows him to communicate with a variety of clients.

Throughout his career, Mr. Oaxaca has helped the injured to achieve numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts, including an insurance bad faith verdict of $15 million, a medical malpractice verdict of $6 million and a wrongful death case involving a railroad crossing that ended with a verdict of $60 million.

In addition to his successful legal practice, Mr. Oaxaca also serves as commissioner of the Ethics Commission of the County of El Paso, Texas, an organization that aims to promote public involvement and trust in local county government.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (30%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2006, 2008 - 2011, 2014, 2016 - 2018

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About Roberto Oaxaca

Admitted: 1979, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://scherrlegate.com/about-us/meet-the-firm/


  • Listed for 8 years as a Super Lawyer by Texas monthly
  • Listed as one of the top 100 litigators in Texas by "The National Trial Lawyers"
  • Listed as top lawyers of North America
  • AV preeminent by Martin Dale Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Personal Injury, Trial Law, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Commissioner, The El Paso Ethics Commission

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas, El Paso, MBA, 1975
  • University of Texas, El Paso, B.A., 1969
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Office Location for J. Roberto Oaxaca

109 North Oregon Street
12th Floor
El Paso, TX 79901

Phone: 915-544-0100

Fax: 915-532-1759

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Last Updated: 4/27/2018

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