Javier N. Maldonado is a lawyer in private practice in San Antonio, Texas who specializes in representing individuals in complex federal and state litigation in the areas of immigration, employment disputes, criminal, and civil rights law. He attended Columbia University for both undergraduate and law school and then clerked for the Hon. George P. Kazen in Laredo, Texas. Mr. Maldonado was awarded a Skadden Fellowship to work at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and then joined the legal staff at the end of his fellowship. He was subsequently employed as a trial attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and then became the executive director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of Texas where he litigated class action and individual civil rights cases on behalf of immigrants. Since March 2006, Mr. Maldonado has been in private practice and regularly presents at state and national conferences on civil rights and immigration matters.
Texas, Western, Southern, and Northern Districts of Texas, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court
Board of Directors,  National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
Board of Directors,  RAICES
Member,  American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member,  Texas Employment Lawyer's Association
Member,  National Police Accountability Project