13TH COURT OF APPEALS

Place 3

Leticia Hinojosa*
(D) – Edinburg

PARTY AFFILIATION

Democrat

CURRENT OCCUPATION

Justice, Place 3
13th Court of Appeals
2016 – Present

UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A. in Government (magna cum laude)
The University of Texas at Austin
1978

JURIS DOCTOR

Juris Doctor
University of Texas Law School
1981

YEAR OF STATE BAR LICENSURE

1981

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – APPELLATE

Justice, Place 3
13th Court of Appeals
2016 – Present

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – OTHER

District Judge
139th State District Court
1996 – 2004

Judge
Hidalgo County Court at Law #4
1989 – 1994

LEGAL EXPERIENCE – NONJUDICIAL

Litigation Attorney
Law Office of Leticia Hinojosa, Various other firms
1983 – 1989, 1994 – 1996, 2004 – 2016

Public Interest Litigator
Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship>
1981 – 1983

ADMITTED

All Texas State Courts

JUDICAL/LEGAL HONORS

  • First woman elected Judge in South Texas
  • Third Hispanic woman elected Judge in Texas
  • Awarded the “Back to the People” Award by Governor Ann Richards

PRIOR ELECTION(S) RESULTS

2016 Texas General Election
13th Court of Appeals, Place 3
Win, 56.43% to 43.57% vs incumbent Greg Perkes

2016 Texas Democratic Primary
13th Court of Appeals, Place 3
Win, 72.09% to 27.91%

2000 Texas General Election
District Judge, 139th Judicial District
Win, 100% Unopposed

1996 Texas General Election
District Judge, 139th Judicial District
Win, 63.75% to 36.25%

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Board Certifications

MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

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KEY ENDORSEMENTS

  • Key Endorsements

JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY

Judicial Philosophy

INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON

  Preliminary data is gathered from public sources and has not yet been finally approved by the candidate.

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