Taneska L. Jones
I graduated from the University of Houston Law Center and joined Shellist
Lazarz Slobin in July 2018. My practice predominantly focuses on representing
individuals who have experienced workplace discrimination, harassment,
wrongful termination or retaliation in violation of federal and state
laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Chapter 21 of the Texas
Labor Code, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination
Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Family and Medical
Leave Act. I am humbled by the opportunity to advocate for my clients
faced with stressful circumstances involving their livelihoods and the
way in which they provide for their families. I will patiently explain
your rights, listen to your concerns, and vigorously represent you in
the administrative process, settlement negotiations, and in court. I also
assist employers in implementing effective anti-discrimination and harassment
practices and policies that promote a healthy and productive work environment.
I take pride in working alongside employers that wish to do right by their
Prior to joining the firm, I gained significant experience practicing general
litigation, including best practices for discovery, motion practice, depositions,
and trial preparation. During law school, I was an active member of Moot
Court, a contributing editor to the Journal for Consumer and Commercial
Law, and served as community service chair of the Black Law Students Association
where I mentored high school students and volunteered at numerous community
events. I also interned with the Honorable Frances H. Stacy, the Office
of the Texas Attorney General, and the University of Houston’s Office
of the General Counsel. I am licensed to practice in the State of Texas
and the United States Southern District of Texas.
I am an active member of the Houston Bar Association and the National Employment
Lawyers Association. If you have been wronged by your employer or would
like to ensure that your business is in compliance with state and federal
workplace laws, please feel free to contact us today.
For experienced representation in a complex employment law mater,
contact Shellist Lazarz Slobin today! Schedule a case review by calling: (713) 352-3433.