Mr. Acosta is a lifelong resident of El Paso. He graduated from Cathedral High School in 2000 and graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio in 2004. Mr. Acosta went on to attend Sandra Day O’ Connor College of Law (Arizona State Law School). He graduated in 2008, receiving his J.D. and his Indian Legal Certificate for his work in Indian Law and dealings with various tribal nations throughout Arizona. He was admitted and licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 2008 and in the State of New Mexico in 2011. Mr. Acosta is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, District of New Mexico and Western District of Texas.
Mr. Acosta began his legal career as a research attorney at the Court of Appeals for the Honorable Chief Justice Ann McClure. He spent two years at the Court of Appeals before becoming an associate at a personal injury lawfirm In 2016, Mr. Acosta opened up his own law firm in Texas and New Mexico to better serve the personal injury and employment needs of those communities.
Some of Mr. Acosta’s prior successes include an appearance in the June 2013 edition of Verdict Search in Texas for his role in obtaining a successful verdict for the plaintiff in a premises liability claim. Also in 2013, he was published in the State Bar Litigation Section Report: “The Advocate” on Arbitration. Mr. Acosta has written and argued numerous appellate matters to the Court of Appeals. He has tried, to verdict, a wide variety of personal injury lawsuits. In 2014, he tried a wrongful death trucking case in El Paso County that resulted in a seven figure verdict for the plaintiffs.
Above all, Mr. Acosta prides himself on representing individuals that are unable to advocate or represent themselves. His passion is to provide a voice to those, who due to financial or language barriers, are unable to pursue their claims. Mr. Acosta is hopeful and excited that he and his partners will be able to help as many of those individuals as possible in both Texas and New Mexico.