Javier Alejandro Perez-Afanador

Javier Alejandro Perez-Afanador

Employment & Injury Law
  • Employment Law, Personal Injury
  • Texas
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Biography

Javier Perez is an award-winning bilingual attorney and community leader who has dedicated his professional life to helping people in their time of need. His practice is focused on Employment Law and Personal Injury cases. A seasoned litigator and passionate advocate for equality and social justice, Javier represents his clients with an unrivaled combination of determination, compassion, and ability. Mr. Perez provides his clients – who come from all walks of life – with the high caliber representation they deserve.

Javier is a two-time president of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, founded its Judicial Diversity Committee, and has been nationally recognized as a Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders magazine and a Top Lawyer under 40 by the Hispanic National Bar Association. Javier is Board Certified in Labor & Employment law, a distinction accomplished by fewer than 10% of attorneys in Texas. Javier has been repeatedly named a Super Lawyer and Rising Star by Texas Monthly magazine and a Best Lawyer in Dallas by D Magazine. In addition to his active employment and personal injury practice, Perez currently serves on the City of Dallas Civil Service Board and heads the Dallas Hispanic Bar Foundation.

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24083650
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder and Managing Attorney
Javier Perez Law
- Current
Partner, Attorney at Law
Scott Perez LLP
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Attorney at Law
Kendall Law Group LLP
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Education
The University of Texas School of Law
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Awards
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Super Lawyer
Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
Texas Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer
Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Texas Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
Fellow
Texas Bar Foundation
Board Certified - Labor and Employment Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Texas Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
Top Latino Attorney
Latino Leaders Magazine
Texas Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
Estrella - Rising Star
Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Professional Associations
Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Executive Board Member, Secretary
- Current
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Texas State Bar  # 24083650
Member
- Current
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Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Co-Chair, Pro Bono Committee
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Publications
Articles & Publications
“Essential: Employee Rights and Considerations During the Covid-19 Pandemic”
University of North Texas College of Law Accessible Law
“The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association: Moving Adelante”
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Speaking Engagements
Employment Discrimination, Conozca Sus Derechos (Know Your Rights)
Disability Discrimination and Worker's Comp Retaliation, Hurt @ Work
Employment Law Overview, Mexican Consulate General Labor Week
Panelist: Heads Up: Lessons from the Trenches, Dallas Bar Association Minority Participation Committee
Panelist: “Earth, Wind & Fire: Planning for the Unexpected”, State Bar of Texas Bar Leaders Conference
Interviewer, DHBA Cuatro Generaciones Interview of Tino Ramirez, Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Moderator, Representing Hispanic Employees in Litigation, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Speaker, SMU Dedman School of Law Diversity Orientation Luncheon
Panelist: Preserving Employee Discrimination Claims, State Bar of Texas, School Law Section
Panelist: Covid-19’s Impact on the Hispanic Community, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting
Panelist: Race Discrimination Roundtable, Dallas-Fort Worth National Employment Lawyers Association
Moderator, “Flesh and Sand: An Intimate Look at the Journeys and Lives of U.S. Immigrants”, Dallas Bar Association
Panelist: The Impact of Covid-19 on the Immigration System, Hispanic National Bar Association Region XII Summit
Interviewer, Dallas Bar Association Living Legends Interview: Hon. Irma Carrillo Ramirez, U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
Certifications
Board Certified - Labor and Employment Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Javier Perez Law
Contact & Map
Javier Perez Law
Energy Square Tower 1
4925 Greenville Ave., Suite 1450
Dallas, TX 75206
Telephone: (214) 499-0667
Fax: (214) 550-2566
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)