Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Sen. José R. Rodríguez District 29 (D-El Paso)

Industry
Lawyer
Education
B.A., Pan American University; J.D., George Washington University
Spouse
Carmen
Committees
  • Criminal Justice
  • Government Organization
  • Jurisprudence (Vice-Chair)
  • Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Rodriguez was an El Paso County attorney for 17 years, representing the county and the state in matters involving juvenile crime, child and elder abuse, mental health, deceptive business practices, and environmental enforcement.

  •  He owns an El Paso law firm, Rodriguez and Associates, which he began when he left the El Paso County attorney's office.

  • He is on the board of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

  • Rodriguez's wife, Carmen, is a lawyer with Rio Grande Legal Aid. She is also employed by Rodriguez's El Paso law firm.

Property

  • Residential property in El Paso valued at $81,800

Analysis

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