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Jim Solis

Jim Solis, American state legislator, lawyer. Recipient Certified of Appreciation, Texas Association Public Employees, 1993, Meritorious awrd Texas Association Chicanos in Higher Education, 1993, others.

Background

  • Solis, Jim was born on July 7, 1963 in Weslaco, Texas, United States. Son of Santiago Senior and Maria (Cobarrubias) Solis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas-Pan America, Edinburg, 1985. Juris Doctor cum laude, Thurgood Marshall School Law, Houston, 1989.

    Career

    • Partner Law Office of Bello & Solis, Houston, 1989-1990. Associate Law Office of Albert Villegas, Brownsville, Texas, 1990-1994. Member Texas House of Representatives, since 1993, chairman economic development.

      Private practice law Harlingen, Texas, since 1994. Member Texas Pro Bono Legal Project, Brownsville, since 1991.

    Membership

    Board member Los Fresnos Boys and Girls Club. Member State Bar Texas, Cameron County Bar Association, National Bar Association, Mexican-American Bar Association, Mexican-American Democrats of Texas (certified of honor 1993), Dawnbreakers Lions Club, Democratic Party Club, Texas Young Democrats, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Phi Kappa Theta (Hispanic Man of Year 1997).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, golf, hunting, fishing, music (playing the drums).

    Connections

    • Married Diana G. Solis. 1 child, TrĂ©s.
    • father: Santiago Senior Solis
    • mother: Maria (Cobarrubias) Solis
    • spouse: Diana G. Solis
    • child: Tru00e9s Solis
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    Born July 7, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1985
      University Texas-Pan America
    • 1989
      Thurgood Marshall School Law
    • 1989 - 1990
      Partner, Law Office of Bello & Solis
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1990 - 1994
      associate, Law Office of Albert Villegas
      Brownsville, Texas, United States
    • 1994
      private practice, law Harlingen
      Texas, United States