2018

2018

Thirteenth Court of Appeals, Place 4




Rudy Delgado
(Democrat)




Jaime Tijerina
(Republican)



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CAMPAIGN CONTACT




Jaime Tijerina Campaign
4109 Whitewing Avenue
McAllen, Texas 78501



CURRENT OCCUPATION




Deputy City Attorney
City of Mission, Texas



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR




B.B.A., UT-Pan American
1991



JURIS DOCTOR




Texas Southern University
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
1995



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE




1995



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE








JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER




2013-2014 Judge of the 92nd District Court, Hidalgo County Texas (2013-2014). Appointed by Governor Rick Perry for 12 years from 2001-2013. General solo legal practice for over 20 years concurrent with County Attorney position.




LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL




  • Over 20 years of private practice
  • 12 years as Elected County Attorney, Kenedy County, Texas
  • 19 years as a Judge Advocate, United States Army Reserves
  • 2 years as Deputy City Attorney, Mission, Texas


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS




None sought



COURTS ADMITTED TO




  • All Texas Courts
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces




HONORS & AWARDS








PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS








MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

167 of 326 votes
51%


159 of 326 votes
49%



KEY ENDORSEMENTS



  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott
  • Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick
  • Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hagar
  • Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush


JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY




I would describe my Judicial Philosophy as a "loyalty to the law" as written. There is no better way to determine the intent of the constitution or statutes than by reading the actual words used by the drafters to express their intent.

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Board member and board secretary of the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley
  • Former board member and board president of the University of Texas Pan American
  • Former board member of the Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association
  • Former board member and chair of the State Bar of Texas District 13 Grievance Committee
  • Former board member of the Texas District and County Attorney's Association
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member of the Texas Prosecutor's Society
  • Veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan


INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

*Information publicly sourced


1/24/2018



Last Updated:

2/12/2018


2/12/2018


*Information gathered from various public sources, and may not yet be approved by the candidate.
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