Party affiliation: Democrat
Jesse Santiesteban Murga, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1985. Named alternate candidate, Fulbright Fellowship, Germany, 1984; recipient Dean's award for Distinction in Comparative Law, University Texas Law School, 1983. Active Hispanic Political Action Committee, Houston, 1988. Member American Journal Criminal Law, Hispanic National Bar Association, MENSA, Pi Gamma Museum.
Research assistant United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, 1979. Office of the secretary, office of Congressional Affairs United States Department of Transportation, Washington, 1981. Law clerk, office of the general counsel Foreign Agriculture and Commodity Stabilization Division, United States Department of Agriculture, 1982.
Law clerk Shell Oil Corporation, Houston, 1984-1985. Assistant district attorney Harris County District Attorney Office, Special Crimes Bureau, 1985-1989, Travis County District Attorney Office, Austin, since 1989. Consultant University Houston Police Academy, 1986, Texas Criminal Justice Policy Council.
Board directors Youth Advocacy, Inc. Member conference faculty trial advocacy program University Texas School.
Denomination: Roman Catholic