Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jaime Tijerina as judge of the 93rd Judicial District Court in Hidalgo County for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.
Jaime Tijerina of McAllen is deputy city attorney for the City of Mission. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the College of the State Bar, fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Texas Prosecutor’s Society, and a former member and director of the Texas District & County Attorneys Association. Additionally, he is board secretary for the Food Bank RGV and a board member of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Alumni Board. Tijerina received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from The University of Texas Pan American and a Juris Doctor degree from the Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshal School of Law.