Texas City Attorneys Association Board of Directors elects Victor Flores
Texas border affairs
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Brownsville Acting Attorney Victor Flores was elected to the Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA) board of directors at the association’s fall meeting in Houston, Texas on October 7, 2021. Mr. Flores is one of two attorneys who have been appointed to the Rio Grande Valley Board of Directors since the organization’s inception in 1928. TCAA Board Trustees will attend numerous board meetings. directors of TCAA annually and, along with the rest of the board, will be responsible for setting the organization’s policy and procedures, among other tasks.
TCAA is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League (TML), which promotes, encourages and advances the professional development of municipal attorneys throughout the state of Texas. The organization represents 98 percent of the urban population of Texas across its more than 1,000 member cities.
The TCAA currently has over 500 lawyers and continues to respond to the needs, concerns and issues of its members in a variety of ways, providing various services, such as continuing legal education, municipal certification, awards for outstanding municipal lawyers. , and well Continued.
“Victor Flores’ long-standing contributions to the study and practice of law at the municipal level, as well as this recent appointment to the TCAA Board of Directors reiterates his dedication to the vision and long-term goals of our organization, ”said Brownsville City Manager Noel Bernal. . “Being one of the two lawyers in the Rio Grande Valley, since the creation of the association, says a lot about Mr. Flores’ commitment to public service, his profession and the city of Brownsville”, a- he added.
Upon his selection, Mr. Flores said: “It is a great honor and privilege to represent the town of Brownsville among many other incredible cities. I hope to share with my colleagues in Texas all the amazing things that are happening in our local community, from cutting edge technologies to aerospace developments.
Since his appointment as interim municipal attorney in Brownsville, Mr. Flores has practiced law, serving several communities, in various municipalities in Texas, including the towns of McAllen, Plano and Denton. In addition, Mr. Flores served in the United States Marine Corps as a Staff Sergeant for over six years.
Mr. Flores’ professional commitments include being a member of State Bar College, and previously of the Texas Bar Journal, the Texas Young Lawyers Association, the Hidalgo County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas – Government Law Section , among others. He also recently received the Rising Advocate in Government Law Award from the State Bar of Texas in August 2021, which recognizes a Texas lawyer employed by a government entity for his outstanding contribution to the practice of government law, as well as for his character. exceptional. officials. In addition to this, he has received accolades from the International Municipal Lawyers Association, the Texas City Attorney Association, the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the Hidalgo County Bar Association, which recognize all of Mr. Flores’ contributions in the area of municipal law.
His educational accomplishments include a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and a JD from Western Michigan University College Law School.