Oscar A. Lara

AW3F2715

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • DRI
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Mexican American Bar Association – El Paso Chapter, (Current President)
  • El Paso Bar Association
  • El Paso Young Lawyers Association
  • Former Secretary to UTEP Alumni Association – El Paso Chapter

Bars & Courts

  • Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Oscar  is  a shareholder at  Rincon  Law  Group.  Oscar  has  dedicated  most  of  his  legal career working  in  employment  law  matters  including  discrimination  and  retaliation; Workers’ Compensation claims and Texas nonsubscriber negligence; claims under the False Claims Act; claims  under  the  Family  and  Medical  Leave  Act  (FMLA);  employee related  defamation  and slander;  claims  under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA); and  claims  under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Oscar also consults national and regional employers with various human resource issues prior to the initiation of litigation

Oscar  also  represents  many  national  and  regional  employers  from  a  wide  cross section  of industry,  in  a  docket  that  includes  contractual,  employment  grievances, personal  injury,  and wrongful  death.  Oscar  also  handles  appeals  and  oversees corporate  investigations  on  human resource issues.

In  2006, Oscar  graduated magna  cum  laude from  the University  of Texas  at El  Paso (UTEP) where  he received  a Bachelor  of Arts in Political Science. In  2009, Oscar graduated from the University  of  Michigan  Law  School,  where  he  served  as  Articles Editor  for  the  Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review and as Treasurer for the Latino Law Students Association. In 2010, Oscar received his Masters in Information Science from the University of Michigan.

Education

  • University of Texas at El Paso, B.A. (Major: Political Science; Minor: Legal Reasoning), magna cum laude, 2006
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2009
  • University of Michigan, M.S. (Information Science), 2010

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