October 1, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Carol Sims (512) 320-0474
October 1, 2014 (Austin)–The Texas Civil Justice League Political Action Committee (TCJL PAC) today endorsed Judge Jaime Tijerina for election to the 92nd District Court of Hidalgo County.
“We are proud to endorse Judge Tijerina for election to the 92nd District Court,” said John Fainter, Chairman of the TCJL Board of Directors and TCJL PAC Advisory Committee. “He has served his country, his community, and the Texas judiciary with integrity and distinction. We are fortunate to have a public servant of Judge Tijerina’s stature and experience in this critically important judicial office.”
A Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, Judge Advocate General Corps, Judge Tijerina was appointed to the 92nd District Court bench in 2013. A graduate of McAllen High School and the University of Texas Pan American, Judge Tijerina earned his law degree from The Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston and graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Leavenworth, Kansas. He has practiced law in Texas since 1995 and served as the elected county attorney of Kenedy County from 2001 until his appointment to the district court bench.
“Judge Tijerina is dedicated to the rule of law and to the fair and impartial administration of justice,” said Carol Sims, TCJL PAC Treasurer. “He deserves our enthusiastic and unqualified support.”
Formed in 1986, the TCJL PAC supports statewide, legislative, and judicial candidates, regardless of party affiliation, who are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and efficient Texas civil justice system. It has more than 5,000 members in Texas.
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