Sam J. Legate

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: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment & Labor (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Sam J. Legate handles a wide variety of cases, including labor and employment, personal injury, product liability, as well as non-subscribers work injuries, and wrongful deaths.  Born in Austin, Texas,  Mr. Legate graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1986 and is licensed to practice law in Texas and Oklahoma. His firm, Scherr Legate PLLC, is located in El Paso, Texas.

Mr. Legate is a member of the El Paso Bar Association, Mexican American Bar Association, American Association of Justice, and board of directors of the El Paso Downtown Board Management District since 1997. Mr. Legate is a past member and vice chair of the board of El Paso County Hospital District. He is also the founding director of El Paso Children’s Hospital and has been chairman of the board since 2008.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Employment & Labor
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Employment Law - Employee


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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About Sam Legate

Admitted: 1991, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 10 Verdict in Nation for 2015; 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Board of Directors, El Paso Downtown Board Management District, 1997
  • Director, El Paso Children’s Hospital 2008-2014
  • Chairman of the Board, El Paso Children's Hospital, 2008 - 2014
  • Vice Chair of Board, El Paso County Hospital District, 2003-2007
  • Past Member, El Paso County Hospital District, 2000-2007
  • Member, Mexican American Bar Association
  • Member, El Paso Bar Association
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas


  • $165,000,000 verdict in trucking case; 2015

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in Business Administration, 1983
  • Presidio High School, 1979
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Office Location for Sam J. Legate

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

Phone: 915-544-0100

Fax: 915-532-1759

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Last Updated: 12/26/2017

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