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John Orton

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Civil Rights, International Law, Administrative Law, Military Law, Appeals

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Licensed since 1979

  1. Civil Rights: 25%
    15 years, 610 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
    35 years, 250 cases
  3. International Law: 20%
    17 years
  4. Administrative Law: 15%
    36 years, 400 cases
  5. Other: 15%
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Contact Info

US Courthouse
511 E San Antonio Ave
El Paso, TX, 79901

525 Magoffin Ave.
El Paso, TX, 79901




TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Career Pro Se and Death Penalty Law ClerkWestern District of Texas, U.S. Courts2006 - Present
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General of Texas2001 - 2006
Assistant General CounselGovernor of Texas2000 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Criminal Justice Division, Office of the GovernorGrantee Contracts2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterInternational and Comparative LawLL.M - Master of Laws1984
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Law Clerk OrientationInmate Litigation2009
Project Spotlight SeminarLegal Issues in Project Spotlight Operations2002
Project Spotlight SeminarAdministrative Issues Associated with a Police-Probation Partnership2001