Jose Padilla

Capital Partner

El Paso, TX

Jose Padilla has a strong background in tax and appellate law and is responsible for prosecuting suits filed on behalf of the El Paso Consolidated Tax Office, Hudspeth County, and Culberson County. He also serves on the firm’s Litigation and Legal Standards Sub-committee and will ensure that all collection activities are compliant with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Mr. Padilla graduated from Bowie High School in El Paso and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History/Political Science from Baylor University in 1997. He received his Juris Doctorate in 2001 from Texas Tech University.

After obtaining his law degree, Mr. Padilla spent two years with the El Paso County District Attorney’s Office in the Appellate Division. During this time, he wrote appellate briefs to the 8th District Court of Appeals and legal memoranda on current developments in criminal law and procedure. Mr. Padilla joined Linebarger in 2003. He represents our clients throughout the State of Texas in various courts of appeals and before the Texas Supreme Court. He is also licensed to practice law in the States of New Mexico and California, and in Federal Court for the Western District of Texas.