Party affiliation: Democratic Party
Former partner Gonzales Hoblit. Private practice Uresti Law Firm, San Antonio. Member District 118 Texas House of Representatives.
Member District 19 Texas State Senate, since 2007. Captain United States Marine Corps.
Active Southside United Against a Violent Environment, United States Marine Corps Toys Tots, founding chairman Blue Ribbon Task Force, board member South San Antonio Window Youth Foundation, Member of PiVOT, Alamo Silver Wings Airborne Association, American Legion, United States Marine Corps League, Family Alliance Council (chairman), Veterans of Foreign Wars Manuel Alvarado Post 9186 (life).