Born and raised in the heart of Bexar County’s Southside, Carlos is a proud graduate of Harlandale High School. Carlos began his career protecting the integrity of the American Jury System as an assistant Jury Room Bailiff for Bexar County. Carlos worked full time while he studied Political Science at Palo Alto College where he served as Secretary of Student Affairs for the Student Government.
After receiving his Associates degree in 2002, Carlos continued his undergraduate education at St Mary's University where he graduated in 2004 with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice. While attending St. Mary's University, Carlos was a member of the pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta and was a recipient of the President's Scholarship.
In 2008, Carlos received his Juris Doctor degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law where he served in the Hispanic Law School Association and the Student Bar Association.
Carlos' legal experience includes serving as a State Prosecutor and a Bexar County Special Prosecutor where he fought for justice to be fairly dispensed. After working as Assistant District Attorney in Webb County, Carlos began practicing as a private attorney and served as a member on the Harlandale ISD School Board.
Carlos recently served his community as a former Juvenile District Court Judge for the 289th Judicial District in Bexar County. While serving as a District Court Judge, Carlos worked diligently to protect and improve the integrity of the juvenile justice system.
When not serving our community, Carlos enjoys spending time with his wife Megan and his daughter Sophia.
"I was born and raised in House District 118. This is my home. I will protect our community because this is my community."