Last updated on: 4/12/2016 | Author: ProCon.org

Ramon Garcia, JD Biography

Title:
County Judge of Hidalgo County, Texas
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 12, 2016

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with advanced degrees in fields relevant to immigration. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to immigration.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • County Judge, Hidalgo County, Texas, 2010-present
  • Chief Administrative Officer, County of Hidalgo, Texas
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, 1972-present
  • Honoree, Pillar of Success award, University of Texas, Pan American
  • Honoree, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Recipient, Valley Hispanic Award, University of Texas-Pan American Libray, 2013
  • Honoree, Texas Super Lawyer, 2011
  • Recipient, Golden Eagle Award, McAllen Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Recipient, Hispanic Exemplary Award, El Americano News Editorial Advisory Board
  • Recipient, Governor’s Humanitarian Achievement Award, Rio Grande Valley Humanities, 2005
  • Honoree, Top Plaintiff Lawyer in the Valley, Texas Lawyer magazine
  • Nominee, National Trial Lawyer of the Year, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Chairman, Hidalgo County Democratic Party, 1994-2000
  • Member, Board of Regents, Pan American University, 1983-1987
  • Former Member, Texas Democratic Roundtable
  • Former Member, National Democratic Party Leadership Council
Education:
  • JD, with honors, University of Houston Bates College of Law, 1972
  • BA, Pan American University, 1970
  • Graduated, Edinburg High School
Other:
  • Born on July 20, 1948, Garcia is the oldest of eight children.
Quoted in:
  1. Should the United States Continue to Build a Fence or Wall along the US/Mexico Border?