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Lawyer , State legislator

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

Pan American University (Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing/Minor in Management and Accounting, 1985). Thurgood Marshall School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1989). Spoken languages: Spanish.

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

Married Diana G. Solis. 1 child, Trés.

father:
Santiago Senior Solis

mother:
Maria (Cobarrubias) Solis

spouse:
Diana G. Solis

child:
Trés Solis