Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jaime Tijerina as judge of the 93rd Judicial District.
According to a release, 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.
Tijerina’s term will expire on Dec. 31, 2018 or until his successor is elected.