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2020
Texas Thirteenth Court of Appeals
Place 4

 




Migdalia Lopez
(Democrat)




Jaime Tijerina*
(Republican)




Candidate
(Party)



SOCIAL











CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Jaime Tijerina Campaign
4109 Whitewing Avenue
McAllen, Texas 78501
(956) 207-1074
Email



CURRENT OCCUPATION




Justice, Thirteenth Court of Appeals
Place 4






UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR





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






JURIS DOCTOR

Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Texas Southern University
1995



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE




1995






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE











JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER




  • Judge, 92nd District Court, Hidalgo County (2013-14)
  • County Attorney, Kenedy County (2000-13)





LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL


    • Deputy City Attorney, City of Mission (2015-present)
    • Attorney, Jaime Tijerina, Lawyer (1995-present)
    • Judge Advocate, U.S. Army (1988-present)



      BOARD CERTIFICATIONS











      COURTS ADMITTED TO

      • All Texas State Courts
      • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas
      • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces


      HONORS & AWARDS







          PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

          2018 Texas General Election
          Justice, 13th Court of Appeals District, Place 4
          49.63% v. Rudy Delgado (D)

          2014 Texas General Election
          District Judge, 92nd Judicial District
          36.71% v. Luis Manuel Singleterry (D)

          2014 Texas Republican Party Primary Election
          District Judge, 92nd Judicial District
          100%; unopposed

          2012 Texas Republican Party Primary Election
          Justice, 13th Court of Appeals District, Place 4
          33.09% v. Bradford M. Condit (R)



          MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS











          KEY ENDORSEMENTS






                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


                  • 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



                    INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

                    Sourced from public information


                    1/24/2018


                    Sourced from public information



                    Last Updated:




                    7/24/2019





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