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Javier Perez

About Javier

Javier Perez is a bilingual, Board Certified Labor & Employment litigation attorney who has dedicated his professional life to helping people in their time of need.  Fewer than 10% of attorneys in Texas are Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. A seasoned litigator and passionate advocate for equality and social justice, Javier represents his clients with an unrivaled combination of determination, compassion, and ability.

A skilled trial lawyer and employment law specialist, Javier Perez is dedicated to providing his clients – who come from all walks of life – with the high caliber representation they deserve.  Attorney Perez is experienced in the courtroom – he has litigated hundreds of cases in state and federal court and has represented clients in over a dozen civil jury trials, bench trials, and final arbitration hearings.

Javier specializes in employment law and has represented many clients in all types of employment cases, including race discrimination, color discrimination, national origin discrimination, religious discrimination, disability discrimination, Sabine Pilot wrongful termination claims, violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), violations of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), and claims for unpaid wages and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and related claims.  Javier has also represented numerous clients in contract or other civil disputes with their employers.

For his work in the legal profession, Javier was selected to serve on the Merit Selection Panel Committee to interview and recommend the next Magistrate Judge for the federal court in Dallas, Texas, and has been repeatedly named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine (one of 10 in his category statewide), a designation awarded to less than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state based on peer recognition, professional achievement, and other factors.  Javier has also been named a Top Latino Lawyer nationally by Latino Leaders magazine and elected a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, an elite state-wide distinction awarded to the top 1/3 of 1% of Texas attorneys in recognition of his dedication to the administration of justice and professional standing among his peers.

Prior to founding Perez Law, Javier was a founding partner in a boutique employment litigation firm in Dallas and worked under former Federal Judge Joe Kendall.  Javier is also a former legal extern to Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina, Federal Magistrate Judge J. Scott Hacker, and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF).

Community Leadership

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.

-President, Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association

-Articles Editor, Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy

  • The University of Texas, B.A.

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Recommendations

  • Attorney Perez GETS THE JOB DONE!!!!!!

    He is compassionate, honest, driven and ethical. He protected me and understood what I was going through. He represented me in a time when I was uncertain about a multitude of things, but certain about ONE! He believed in my case and ME. I trusted Attorney Perez and he didn't let me down. He foug...
  • He was very professional

    He was very professional and kind and he cares about the people
  • Un excelente servicio

    Excellent service and great professionalism! They are very kind, thank you very much for your work! 👍😉 (Original Spanish: Un excelente servicio y mucho profesionalismo! Son muy amables, muchas gracias por su trabajo!👍😉)
  • The best lawyer I've ever known

    The best lawyer I've ever known, very wise in everything.Very good service and I would definitely use it again !!! :)(Original Spanish)El mejor abogado que eh conocido, muy sabio en todo.Muy buen servicio y sin duda lo volvería a usar!!! :)
  • Very impressed

    I highly recommend Javier, very professional he helped me in so much. He didn't give up in my case even tho I wanted to in the beginning he fought for me and I admire that about him.
  • Excellent Lawyer

    Javier was very helpful with our wrongful termination case! He made the experience a breeze and helped wherever there were any questions about our case. I would most definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a great lawyer!
  • Highly Recommended Professional

    Javier, was amazing in my case. My case: I was not being paid overtime, and hours worked were reflected of what the company wanted it to be, not hours actually worked. He believed in me and of what had happened. Javier worked diligently for me and his hard work paid off. Excellence at it's best. ...
  • Excellent representation...

    Javier represented me in my case and got me the end result that I wanted. I could not be more pleased with Javier and the firm as a whole but most importantly how well I was represented. My situation was indeed unfortunate but Javier was always patient, honest, & matter of factly in our inter...
  • Muchas Gracias

    Muchas gracias y que Dios se lo page le agradezco mucho su trabajo. EN: Thank you very much and may God reward you I appreciate you and your work very much.
  • He will defend you when you think that no one can help

    Mr. Perez is not only very knowledgeable and smart, but he also cares about the people he defends. He is very dedicated and always puts the client's interests first. I would recommend him without a doubt to anyone who is having employment problems. He will defend you when you think that no one ca...

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Perez Law is committed to restoring the dignity of workers and standing against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations.

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