John P. Valdez

John P. Valdez

El Paso, Texas
I am licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico. My practive focuses on representing employees who have been wrongfully terminated and/or suffer severe work injuries. These include claims for wrongful termination/discrimination because of race, sex, religion, national origin, sexual harassment, workers' compensation retaliation and claims for work injuries and industrial accidents.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law/Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Serious Work Injury

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2007
  • New Mexico, 2007
  • Texas, 2004


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 2004
  • University of Texas at El Paso Law School Preparation Institute - 2000
  • University of Texas at El Paso
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 2001
    • Major: Accounting

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2015, 2016, 2017 - No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the State of Texas are named to Rising Stars list
  • Board Certified in Employment and Labor Law, by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, 2017 - 2019
  • Texas Super Lawyer for 2017, 2018, 2019


  • English
  • Spanish