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Ruben Bonilla Jr.

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Practice Areas:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D.
  • The University of Texas
    • B.A.

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 1971

Honors

  • Westside Business Alliance Association "Community Leader of the Year," 2001
  • National Conference for Community & Justice Humanitarian Award, 1999
  • Heroes for Children Aware, Awarded by the Texas Board of Education, 1998
  • Named to the Register, Esquire Magazine, 1985
  • Named one of the Ten Outstanding Men in America by the United States Jaycees, 1982
  • Named by Texas Business Magazine as one of the "Rising Stars of Texas"
  • Selected Señor Internacional 1989 (Laredo, Texas)
  • National Boys & Girls Club Leadership Award
  • LULAC "Man of the Year" 1977
  • Named "President of the Year" by Texas LULAC Council, 1976

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Chairman, Port Commission, Port Authority of Corpus Christi
  • Member, Board of Directors, American Bank, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Foundation
  • Member, Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization, Transportation Police Committee
  • Member, "Power Up!" Del Mar Foundation
  • Advisory Board Member, Texas State Aquarium
  • Keaton Fellow, Law School Foundation, University of Texas School of Law
  • Board Member, Dean's Roundtable, University of Texas School of Law
  • Advisory Board Member, American Bank, Corpus Christi
  • Board of Governors, Leadership Corpus Christi
  • Chairman, Corpus Christi I.S.D. Master Facilities Review Committee

Past Positions

  • Member, Tarpon Foundation, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • Member, Nueces County Historical Society
  • Member, Wednesday Morning Breakfast Club
  • Member, Corpus Christi, Art Museum (now known as The Art Museum of South Texas)
  • Member, San Antonio Museum of Art
  • Member, Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas
  • Member, Corpus Christi Symphony Board
  • Leadership Corpus Christi Alumni, Graduate Class One
  • Member, Greater Corpus Christi Business Alliance
  • Member Charter Revision Committee, City of Corpus Christi

Professional Associations

  • Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • University of Texas Ex-Students Association, Life Member
  • LULAC (League of United Latin-American Citizens), Life Member
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • American G.I. Forum, Member
  • Corpus Christi Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Texas Bar Association), Fellow

Current Employment Position

  • Vice-President