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

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?