Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C.

Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C.

We represent victims throughout New Mexico and Texas who have suffered from the WRONGFUL DEATH or PERSONAL INJURY of a loved one.

Firm Overview

We represent victims throughout New Mexico and Texas who have suffered the wrongful death or personal injury of a loved one. When we take a case, we recognize the significance of what is at stake for our client. Therefore, we offer only aggressive, competent representation. Our lawyers have significant experience in both dealing with insurance adjusters and arguing a case to a jury. We push our cases in an effort to obtain the best compensation available to the client. Our goal is to send messages to the New Mexico and Texas communities that those who violate safety rules and standards will be held accountable.
Main Office
Las Cruces Office
1485 N. Main Street, Suite B
Las Cruces  NM  88001
Phone
  • (575) 222-1000
Fax
  • (575) 652-4752
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:30 PM
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

Other Offices

El Paso Office
906 N. Mesa St.
2nd Floor
El Paso,  TX  79902
Personal Injury
Aggressive attorneys representing clients throughout New Mexico and Texas who have suffered from the wrongful death or personal injury of a loved one.
When we take a case, we recognize the significance of what is at stake for our client. Therefore, we offer only aggressive, competent representation. Our lawyers have significant experience in both dealing with insurance adjusters and arguing a case to a jury. We push our cases in an effort to obtain the best compensation available to the client. Our goal is to send messages to the New Mexico and Texas communities that those who violate safety rules and standards will be held accountable.
Auto Accident
Aggressive attorneys representing victims of car wrecks throughout New Mexico and Texas.
When we take a case, we recognize the significance of what is at stake for our client. Therefore, we offer only aggressive, competent representation. Our lawyers have significant experience in both dealing with insurance adjusters and arguing a case to a jury. We push our cases in an effort to obtain the best compensation available to the client. Our goal is to send messages to the New Mexico and Texas communities that those who violate safety rules and standards will be held accountable.
Medical Malpractice
Aggressive attorneys representing victims of medical malpractice throughout New Mexico and Texas.
When we take a case, we recognize the significance of what is at stake for our client. Therefore, we offer only aggressive, competent representation. Our lawyers have significant experience in both dealing with insurance adjusters and arguing a case to a jury. We push our cases in an effort to obtain the best compensation available to the client. Our goal is to send messages to the New Mexico and Texas communities that those who violate safety rules and standards will be held accountable.

Connie Flores

Connie J. Flores is a partner at Flores, Tawney, Acosta P.C, who focuses on cases involving personal injury to include on the job injuries, premises liability, Dram Shop cases, product liability, nursing home and civil rights litigation. Mrs. Flores also focuses on employment law including sex, age, gender, disability and religion discrimination cases as well as wrongful termination based on retaliation for filing a Worker'™s Compensation claim.
Mrs. Flores is lifelong resident of El Paso who graduated from Irvin High School in 1990. She attended the University of Denver and graduated in 2003 with honors from the National Honor Society. Mrs. Flores went on to attend the University of New Mexico School of Law and graduated in 2008 where she was a recipient of the Dean's Award. She was admitted and licensed to practice law in the State of New Mexico in September 2008 and in the State of Texas in May 2009. Prior to attending law school, Mrs. Flores was a legal assistant for a local personal injury law firm for over eight years at which time she assisted in preparing cases for litigation as well as assist during numerous civil trials. Upon graduation from law school, Mrs. Flores returned to become an Associate Attorney at the same law firm until she became a partner at Flores, Tawney & Acosta, PC. Mrs. Flores is a graduate of the Leadership State Bar of Texas Class of 2015 and previously sat on the Court Rules Committee for the State Bar of Texas. She is also an active member in several other associations to include the State Bar of Texas, El Paso Bar Association, El Paso Young Lawyers Association, Mexican American Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the State Bar of New Mexico. Mrs. Flores currently sits on the Board of the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association and the El Paso Trial Lawyers Association. Mrs. Flores recently was the recipient of the El Paso Young Lawyer'™s Association Outstanding Lawyer for 2017.
Mrs. Flores is also a member of the El Paso Executive Women's Lions Club which currently supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the mentoring of young women at the El Paso Job Corps. The Executive Women'™s Lions Club also helped establish a program at the local half way house which assists female probationers get back into the job market by outfitting them with gently used professional clothing. Mrs. Flores'™ passion is to mentor teenage parents, as she became a mom at the age of 15, and feels it'™s important for young parents to understand that through education, anything is possible. Mrs. Flores is a proud mother of two sons and grandmother of four granddaughters.
License
  • Bar Number: 26531
    New Mexico , 2008
  • Bar Number: 24067828
    Texas , 2009
Education
  • University of Denver
    B.A. , 2003
    Graduated with Honors.
  • University of New Mexico School of Law
    J.D. , 2008

James Tawney

James Tawney is a native of the Southwest dedicated to serving his community. He was born and raised in Arizona where he attended Northern Arizona University and graduated summa cum laude. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he attended Texas Tech University School of Law in Lubbock, Texas. During this time, he received multiple awards for academic excellence and was actively involved in the trial advocacy program. He served as the lead articles editor on the Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal, in which he was also a published author. He graduated from law school magna cum laude. After law school, James began his professional legal career at an El Paso based plaintiff’s personal injury law firm. His practice included representing multiple injury victims and their families throughout New Mexico and Texas. In 2016, he, along with fellow plaintiff’s attorneys Concepcion Flores and Alejandro Acosta, founded Flores, Tawney & Acosta, P.C. with offices located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. James lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico. In 2016-2017, James was awarded the designation of a Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, which is produced by Thomson Reuters. He was also selected to the State Bar of Texas 2014 LeadershipSBOT Class and is a Board Member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers. He has served on the Texas Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors (2014-2015) as well as the State Bar of Texas Committee for Pattern Jury Charges: Malpractice, Premises, and Products (2014-15). He is member of both the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
License
  • Bar Number: 142518
    New Mexico , 2011
  • Bar Number: 24060972
    Texas , 2010
Education
  • Northern Arizona University
    B.A.S. , 2005
    Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
  • Texas Tech University School of Law
    J.D. , 2010
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Alejandro Acosta III

Alejandro Acosta is a partner at Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C, focusing on personal injury and employment law. Mr. Acosta is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer. The cases he handles typically include on the job injuries, premises liability, auto collisions, dram shop liability, products liability, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, trucking cases and wrongful deaths. Mr. Acosta handles each case from start to finish. His involvement in the cases includes pre-litigation, trial and appellate work.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
License
  • Bar Number: 142516
    New Mexico , 2011
  • Bar Number: 24064789
    Texas , 2008
Education
  • St. Mary's University
    B.A. , 2004
  • Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
    J.D. , 2008

Daisy Chaparro

Daisy Chaparro was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She graduated from El Dorado High School in 2008 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy from St. Mary’s University in 2012. During the summers of 2010, 2011, and 2012 Ms. Chaparro was a legal intern for Lerma Law in El Paso, Texas. Ms. Chaparro then obtained her Juris Doctorate (magna cum laude) from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2015. She was admitted and licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in November of 2015 and in the State of New Mexico in April of 2016.

While in law school, Ms. Chaparro developed a passion for oral and written advocacy. She represented Texas Tech Law as both an oralist and a brief writer in five national advocacy teams. She earned the Top Grade Award in her Trial Advocacy and in her Appellate Advocacy class. At the completion of her law school career, Ms. Chaparro earned the highest national advocacy distinction for law students when she was inducted into the National Order of Barristers. Throughout her time at Texas Tech Law, Ms. Chaparro served as the President of the Hispanic Law Student Association, on the Dean’s Student Ambassador Corp. as both an Ambassador and as a member of the Board of Directors, as a Student Attorney for the Civil Practice Clinic, and as an active member of the Board of Barristers.
During the summers of 2013 and 2014, Ms. Chaparro worked at the law firm of a personal injury lawfirm as a law clerk. Following law school she began her career at a personal injury lawfirm as an Associate Attorney handling personal injury cases including auto collisions and work place injury cases. Ms. Chaparro is a member of the Texas Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the El Paso Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. She joins Flores, Tawney & Acosta P.C. as a litigating and briefing attorney for both personal injury and employment discrimination cases.
License
  • Bar Number: 24088824
    Texas , 2015
  • Bar Number: 148958
    New Mexico , 2016
Education
  • St. Mary's University
    B.A. , 2012
  • Texas Tech University School of Law
    J.D. , 2015
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
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