Precinct 4, Place 1

Judge Lopez

Judge Rogelio Lopez

Professional Employment:

  • 2009 - present: Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Bexar County
  • 1994-1999: Associate Attorney, Law Offices of Frank Herrera, P.C.

Legal Education:

  • St Mary's University of San Antonio (J.D. 1994)
    • Dean's List - Fall 1991
    • Honors Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi
    • Staff Writer, St. Mary's Law Journal, 1993
    • Internship, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit – Hon. Emilio Garza

Preparatory Education:

  • Texas A&M University (B.S. Psychology 1991) - Presidential Achievement Award Scholarship Recipient
  • Scholarship based Summer Study in Italy

Bar Admissions:

  • Admitted to State Bar, Texas, 1994.
  • Admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1994.
  • Admitted to practice before U.S. Tax Court, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Appointed by Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff to Legislative Committee on Uniform Truancy Policies
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, Hispanic Law Alumni Association
    • President, 2001; Executive President, 2000; Vice-President, 1999; Executive Vice-President, 1998; Director, 1997.
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights (former board member)
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Mexican-American Bar Association (Director, 1997)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (former member)
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Advocate, National College of Advocacy; former member)
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association (former member)
  • Texas Employment Lawyers Association (former member)
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association (former member)

Civic Organizations:

  • San Antonio Crime Coalition – Board Member
  • China Grove Lion's Club
  • San Antonio South Rotary Club – President 2011
  • VFW Post 837 - Highland Hills Southeast Post - Honorary Member (Men's Auxiliary)
  • Inspire U – Big Brothers/Big Sisters Volunteer
  • Women at the Well House
  • East Central PTA – former member
  • Texas A&M University, Association of Former Students
  • Disabled American Veterans - Supporter
  • Shrine Circus - Sponsor
  • American Cancer Society - Supporter
  • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center - Sponsor
  • Bexar County Junior Livestock Association - Supporter
  • San Antonio Rodeo Cookoff - Sponsor
  • Southeast Business Women's Club
  • San Antonio Knife & Fork
  • Professional Association of School Attendance Personnel Conference – Guest Panel Member

Community Awards and Recognition:

  • LULAC National Education Service Centers – 2013 Community Education Heroes Award
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 837 and its Auxiliary Units – Certificate of Appreciation
  • Southeast Community Outreach for Older People – Certificate of Appreciation
  • Santa Cruiser's Foundation Toy & Clothing Drive – Certificate of Appreciation
  • Professional Association of School Attendance Personnel – Certificate of Appreciation
  • Judson Independent School District – Truancy Community Sweep
  • Valero Energy Corporation – Truancy Mock Trial
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio – Volunteer Services Plaque
  • B.T. Washington Elementary Student Council – Volunteer Services Plaque
  • Primrose at Mission Hills Community Center – Volunteer Services Plaque

Reported Trial Verdicts:

  • 2.7 Million – Kirk v. Kirk

Additional Information:

  • Language: Fluent in Spanish
  • Hobbies: Sailing; Welding