On April 16, Pablo Javier Almaguer of McAllen was elected chair of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors.
He is the first legal aid lawyer chosen to lead the Board.
“It’s a great honor, personally,” Almaguer said. “The more the news spreads locally, the more responsibility I feel, but the more honored I feel, too.”
Almaguer works for Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) in Edinburg as the private attorney involvement group coordinator. He previously served TRLA as branch manager of the Edinburg office and as domestic violence/family law practice team manager for the area.
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