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Javier Contreras Grajeda Jr

Javier Contreras Grajeda Jr

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Javier Grajeda is originally from Los Angeles, California.  Growing up, he worked for his family's landscaping business, where he first became interested in employment and workers' rights. Javier, the first generation child of Mexican immigrant parents, is the first individual in his family to obtain a college and law degree.  Javier received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley and his Juris Doctor from The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.


 


Prior to graduating from law school, Javier participated in the College of Law's Lodestar Mediation Clinic and the Arizona Justice Project's Post Conviction Clinic.  Additionally, Javier was a legal extern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Community Legal Services.  Javier was awareded the 1009-2010 Honorable Valdemar Cordova- Los Abogados scholarship in recognition for his service to the Latino community and the State Bar of Arizona Employment Law Section 2009-2010 R. Kelly Hocker Labor Law Scholarship.  Upon graduation, Javier received High Honors for his commitment to pro bono service.


 


In October of 2010, Javier recevied a passing score on the Arizona Bar Examination and joined Taylor and Associates as an associate attorney.  Javier serves on the board of Los Abogados, Arizona's Hispanic Bar Association.  In May 2012, Javier Graduate from the State Bar of Arizona Bara Leadership Institute.  Javier lives in Phoenix with his wife Molly.


 


 



avier Grajeda is a native of Los Angeles, California. Growing up, he worked for his family's landscaping business, where he first became interested in employment and workers' rights. Javier, the first generation child of Mexican immigrant parents, is the first individual in his family to obtain a college and law degree. Javier received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Juris Doctor from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University. Prior to graduating from law school, Javier participated in the College of Law's Lodestar Mediation Clinic and the Arizona Justice Project's Post Conviction Clinic. Additionally, Javier was a legal extern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Community Legal Services. Javier was awarded the 2009-2010 Honorable Valdemar Cordova - Los Abogados scholarship in recognition for his service to the Latino community, and the State Bar of Arizona Employment Law Section 2009-2010 R. Kelly Hocker Labor Law Scholarship. Upon graduation, Javier received High Honors for his commitment to pro bono service.


In October of 2010, Javier received a passing score on the Arizona Bar Examination, and joined Taylor & Associates as an associate attorney. Javier serves on the board of Los Abogados, Arizona's Hispanic Bar Association. In May 2012, Javier graduated from the State Bar of Arizona Bar Leadership Institute. Javier lives in Phoenix with his wife, Molly, and two cats, Nala and Morty.


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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Workers' Compensation: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Peter McKillop Merrigan

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    Peter Merrigan Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Chris Gulinson

    Javier is a terrific attorney. He cares deeply about his clients and works tirelessly to get them the medical treatment and financial compensation they need. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer.

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    Chris Gulinson Workers Compensation Attorney
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Contact Info

Taylor and Associates

320 E. Virginia Avenue
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 201002/15/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
R. Kelly Hocker Labor Law ScholarshipState Bar of Arizona Employment Law Section2009
Honorable Valdemar Cordova ScholrshipLos Abogados Hispanic Bar Association2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateTaylor and Associates, PLLC2010 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of ArizonaMember Committee on Minorities and Women in the Law2015 - 2016
State Bar of Arizona, Committee on Persons with Disabilities in the Legal ProfessionN/A2012 - 2015
State Bar of Arizona, Leadership InstituteGraduate2011 - 2012
Los Abogados Hispanic Bar AssociationBoard Member2010 - 2013
State Bar of Arizona, Workers' Compensation Law SectionN/A2010 - Present
Los Abogados Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawN/AJ.D.2010
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004