Oscar Mendez, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in El Paso, TX

Scherr Legate, PLLC
 | 109 North Oregon Street, 12th Floor
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915-519-1056
Fax: 915-532-1759
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Oscar Mendez Jr. is an attorney at Scherr & Legate PLLC in El Paso, Texas. Focusing his practice on labor and employment claims, as well as on personal injury cases, Mr. Mendez handles a range of cases in these areas for clients throughout El Paso.

Mr. Mendez received an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and went on to earn a law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts. Since entering the legal profession, Mr. Mendez has also graduated from the State Bar of Texas Leadership Academy, a program designed to advance attorneys who are viewed as potential legal and community leaders.

In addition to his work as an attorney, Mr. Mendez participates in professional organizations. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mexican American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the El Paso Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Mendez has been recognized for his value to the legal profession through appointments to a number of groups and committees. He serves on the board of directors for the El Paso Young Lawyers Association and was appointed to the general negligence and intentional torts committee for "Texas Jury Charges," a series of courtroom guides published by the State Bar of Texas and widely used by judges and lawyers.

In addition to his legal career and legal activities, Mr. Mendez mentors children, teaching them about the value of higher education.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (70%)

Personal Injury - General (30%)


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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About Oscar Mendez, Jr.

Admitted: 2008, Texas

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


  • Oustanding Attorney of the Year, El Paso Mexican American Bar Assoication, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Appointed to the Texas Pattern Jury Charges, General Negligence and Intentional Personal Torts Committee, 2011 to 2013
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Mexican American Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • El Paso Bar Association, Member
  • Board Member, El Paso Young Lawyer's Association, May 2009 to Present
  • State Bar of Texas Leadership Academy, Graduate, 2011
  • Texas

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at El Paso, B.I.S., 2005
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Office Location for Oscar Mendez, Jr.

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

Phone: 915-519-1056

Fax: 915-532-1759

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Last Updated: 2/5/2019

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