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Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist since 1988
Certified as Lead Trial Counsel for Death Penalty Cases
Member, Death Penalty Qualified Attorney's Selection Committee
Mayor, South Padre Island - Texas 1996 to 2002
Alderman, South Padre Island - Texas 1985 to 1996
Law Degree, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio 1980
Government Degree, Seton Hall University: B.A. 1977, graduated Cum Laude
Former Cameron County Chief Felony Prosecutor
Former Cameron County Assistant District Attorney
Former Assistant County Attorney

  (Counsel to Cameron County Commissioner's Court)
Former President, Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council
Former President, Texas Municipal League Region 12

  (Association of Rio Grande Valley city officials)
Former President, Texas Shore and Beach Association
Former Director, World Birding Center Community Council
Former Director, Laguna Madre Boys and Girls Club
Director, Rio Grande Valley Sports Authority
Former Instructor, Business Law, Pan American University
Former Instructor, Real Estate Law, Texas Southmost College
Former Director, St. Mary's University School of Law Alumni Association
Former Director, Laguna Madre Golf Association
Current Board Member, Valley International Airport


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