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Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. General Practice: 35%
    18 years
  2. Domestic Violence: 30%
    18 years
  3. Discrimination: 25%
    18 years
  4. Divorce: 5%
    18 years
  5. Child Custody: 5%
    18 years

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Fees:

Pro bono (100%)

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Contact info

Texas Riogrande Legal Aid Inc

316 South Closner Blvd.

Edinburg, TX, 78539-4561

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199801/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Judge Sam Williams AwardState Bar of Texas2014
Presidential CitationState Bar of Texas2012
"Latino Focus" ArticleTexas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy2009
Hon. Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest AwardChicago-Kent College of Law2007
Texas Center Professionalism AwardTexas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism and Hidalgo County Bar Assoc.2006
Resolution for work on behalf of low-income TexansState Bar of Texas Board of Directors, April meeting2006
Attorney of the Year AwardWomen Together / Mujeres Unidas Domestic Violence Shelter2005
Member of the Year AwardHidalgo County Bar Association2004
Outstanding CommitteeHidalgo County Bar Association2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Private Attorney Involvement CoordinatorTexas Riogrande Legal Aid Inc2010 - Present
Branch ManagerTexas Riogrande Legal Aid Inc2005 - 2010
Team ManagerTexas Riogrande Legal Aid Inc2005 - 2010
Team Manager - Gen. Civ. Lit. / TortsTexas Riogrande Legal Aid Inc2002 - 2005
Staff AttorneyTexas Riogrande Legal Aid Inc1998 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Commission for Lawyer DisciplineVice Chair2015 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Commission for Lawyer DisciplineCommission member2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Access to Justice CommitteeCommittee Member2011 - 2015
State Bar of Texas, Board of DirectorsImmediate Past Chair2011 - 2012
State Bar of Texas, Board of DirectorsChair2010 - 2011
Texas Civil Rights ProjectPresident2009 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Board of DirectorsMinority Director2008 - 2011
State Bar of Texas, Local Bar Services CommitteeVice-Chair2007 - 2008
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationPresident2007 - 2008
State Bar of Texas, Local Bar Services CommitteeMember2003 - 2008
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2002 - 2009
Texas Civil Rights ProjectBoard of Directors2001 - Present
Valley AIDS CouncilBoard of Directors1999 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Deaton v. PSJA Independent School DistrictNegotiated Settlement
Ulloa v. Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc., and Optima General, Inc.Settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Poverty Law ConferenceBinding Law: Preparing a Trial Notebook2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyN/AJurisdoctorate1997
University of Texas System, Pan AmericanPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Poverty Law ConferenceAffidavits of Inability to Pay Court Costs2010
Texas Minority Attorney ProgramPlanning Committee Chair, Course Director2009
State Bar of Texas Bar Leaders ConferenceDiversity Summit2009
Poverty Law ConferenceKincare Update2009
West Texas Bench Bar ConferenceIntroduction to CJP Pro Bono Model2008
Texas Minority Counsel ProgramEmployment Law Update2008
Poverty Law ConferenceTrial Notebook2008
Community Justice Program and the Family Law CaseIntroduction to CJP Pro Bono Model2007
Poverty Law ConferenceTrial Notebook2006