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Ruben G. Reyes

District Judge, Lubbock County District 72

Work & Education History

Work & Education History

RUBEN G. REYES

Lubbock, Texas


PROFESSIONAL HISTORY


District Judge
72nd District Court

Appointed by Governor Rick Perry on March 10, 2006

LUBBOCK AND CROSBY COUNTY, TEXAS

Term: April 3, 2006 - Present


Lawyer-Partner

LAW OFFICES OF HURLEY, REYES & GUINN

LUBBOCK, TEXAS

Years Employed: May 2000 – March 2006


Partner: May 1, 2000 – March 2006
Primary area of practice: Family Law.

Secondary practice includes contracts, real estate, wills, and personal injury.

Lawyer-Partner

LAW OFFICES OF HURLEY, SOWDER & REYES

Years Employed: 1990 – 4/30/00

LUBBOCK, TEXAS

Partner: June 1, 1994 – April 30, 2000

Associate: September 1, 1990 – May 31, 1994

Primary area of practice: Family Law.

Secondary practice includes real estate, wills, personal injury

And criminal defense work.

EDUCATION



Juris Doctor Degree

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

Years Attended: 1987 – 90

WACO, TEXAS



Recipient of Evidence Award, Various Merit &

Scholastic Scholarships; President and Vice-

President of Law Fraternity.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics & Political Science

YALE UNIVERSITY

Years Attended: 1983 - 86

NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT

Recipient of Timothy Dwight Red Lion Award

And Master’s Cup Award; Founder & Editor of

The Yale Undergraduate Course Critique;

Participant in various intramural sports.

Commenced Bachelor of Arts Program

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

Years Attended: 1982 – 83

LUBBOCK, TEXAS

Attended TTU for 1 years and then transferred to Yale.

Member of Dean’s and President’s

Honor Lists; Selected to Who’s Who Among

TTU Freshmen; Recipient of various

Merit & scholastic scholarships; Member of

Rotaract & Toastmasters.

High School Diploma

DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL

Years Attended: 1979 – 82

LUBBOCK, TEXAS

Valedictorian.

ACTIVITIES

Professional

Member Lubbock County Bar Association

Former Member and Officer South Plains Family Law Association

Former Member State Bar Family Law Section

Former Volunteer Lawyer for West Texas Legal Services

Former Officer Lubbock County Young Lawyer’s Association

Civic

Member Learn Inc. Board of Directors: 1995 – Present

Member Lubbock Economic Development Alliance: 2004 – April 2006

Former Republican Precinct Chair: Precincts 59 and 76

Board Member Court Ordered Visitation Exchange (COVE): Feb. 2003 – 2004

Member Market Lubbock: 2000 – 2004; Economic Development Board

Board Member Children’s Advocacy Center: 2003

Member Community Relations Commission: 1999-2000

Former United Way Campaign Fund Volunteer

Former Chair and Vice-Chair Zoning Board of Adjustment: 1990-1999

Red Cross Board of Directors: 1995-1996

Awards & Recognitions

2002 - 2003

Lubbock Legal Professional Association Boss of the Year

2003

Certificate of Appreciation from Hombres Nobles of Texas

1999

John Crews Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

1996 & 2000

Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Meeting the 50 Hour Annual Aspiration Goal of Pro Bono Services to Indigent Persons

1999

Texas Association of Student Special Services Programs TRIO Achiever Award

1998

National TRIO Day Making a Difference Achiever Award

1991

Certificate of Appreciation - Comerciantes Organizados Mexico Americanos (COMA)

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