2024 – 13th Court of Appeals, Place 4

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Candidate (D-city)
Jaime Tijerina* (R-city)

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Texas Bar Card Number00794741
Campaign Mailing Address
Campaign Phone
Campaign Website
Social Media Linkstwitter
Current Occupation
Years of Texas Residency
JD School & YearThurgood Marshall School of Law
Texas Southern University
Other EducationB.B.A., Business
UT-Pan American
Year of State Bar Licensure1995
Legal Experience - Nonjudicial
  • Deputy City Attorney, City of Mission (2015-present)
  • Attorney, Jaime Tijerina, Lawyer (1995-present)
  • Judge Advocate, U.S. Army (1988-present)
Jury Trial Experience
Appellate Judicial Experience
Other Judicial Experience
  • Judge, 92nd District Court, Hidalgo County (2013-14)
  • County Attorney, Kenedy County (2000-13)
Board Certifications
Courts Admitted
  • All Texas State Courts
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Honors and Awards
Prior Elections
Most Recent Bar Polls
Key Endorsements (Max 5)
Judicial Philosophy (Max 250 words)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.
  • Veteran, Iraq and Afghanistan
  • 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
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