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Ysleta ISD names new in-house counsel

In preparation for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year, the Ysleta Independent School District is pleased to announce the appointment of new in-house counsel.

Priscilla De Mata, former associate attorney with local law firm Blanco, Ordonez, Mata, & Wechsler, is now serving as Ysleta ISD’s in-house counsel. De Mata has expertise in labor and employment law, school law, procurement law, related civil litigation, and governance in both public and private sector organizations. She is a member of the El Paso Women’s Bar Association, the El Paso Bar Association, the Society for Human Resources Management, the Council of School Law Attorneys, and the Texas Association of School Boards. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from UTEP, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Idaho College of Law.