Jose Salayandia was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He graduated from Socorro High School and attended El Paso Community College before leaving for the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated from Texas Tech School of Law in 2007 and received his law license that same year.
Jose is familiar with the El Paso community and understands the needs of the people. As a first-generation American and a fluent Spanish speaker, Jose understands and empathizes with clients who might be intimidated by the legal process and don't speak english.
Jose has experience handling a variety of cases. He has represented clients in juvenile, county, district, bankruptcy, and federal court during hearings and trials. Jose has worked along the Mexico-United States border in Laredo as an assistant public defender and in Del Rio as an assistant federal public defender.
He moved back to El Paso in 2012 and opened his own law firm to help the community who helped raise and educate him. He and his long-time friend opened their new law firm in east El Paso, Texas to help the people of that area.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2007||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|None available at this time||None available at this time||2015|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Jose Salayandia||2016 - Present|
|Attorney||Quinonez & Salayandia Law Firm, PLLC||2013 - 2016|
|Managing Attorney||Law Offices of Jose Salayandia||2012 - 2013|
|Assistant Public Defender||Federal Public Defender Office||2009 - 2012|
|Assistant Public Defender||Webb County Public Defenders Officer||2007 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|El Paso Federal Bar Association||member||2014 - Present|
|El Paso Criminal Defense Bar Association||member||2014 - Present|
|None at this time||None at this time||N/A|
|Texas Tech University||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Project 2013||Financial Aid and Immigration Law||2013|
|U.S. v Duron-Caldera, 737 F.3d 988 (2013)||The conviction and judgement were Vacated and case was Remanded.|
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