Alma Fernandez

Office: 956-717-1300

Email: afernandez@jca-law.com


Office: 956-717-1300

Email: jgarcia@jca-law.com

Jaime Garcia has been a key addition to the firm. Since joining the firm, he has become a source of knowledge for various governmental entities and officials. An avid reader, Jaime has an innate ability to quickly digest complex information to provide concise and precise professional advice to clients. Mr. Garcia graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in two and half years. Since May 2016, Mr. Garcia has gained a significant amount of experience representing government entities, including representing school districts in administrative hearings and state court litigation, in addition to advising boards of various governmental entities. Jaime has also handled several appellate matters, including appeals to the Commissioner of Education, intermediate state courts of appeal, and the Supreme Court of Texas. Jaime is well-versed in government compliance matters having guided clients through investigations by the Office of the Inspector General, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Texas Education Agency. Jaime has also spoken at several conferences on a variety of personnel management topics.

State Bar No. 


Areas of Practice:

Special Education


Civil Litigation


Public Finance


JD, University of Texas at Austin, 2015

MBA, Texas A&M International University, 2010

BS, Arizona State University, 2007

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 2016

U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court  Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Professional Affiliations and Memberships:

Listed in The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace

Texas Association of School Boards Council of School Attorneys

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys

Chicano/Hispanic Law Students’ Association, Treasurer, 2014-2015

Chicano/Hispanic Law Student’s Association, Board Member at Large, 2015

Texas Association of School Boards, Council of School Attorneys

Laredo-Webb County Bar Association Member

Past Employment Positions:

J. Cruz & Associates, LLC, Attorney, May 2016-Present

J. Cruz & Associates, LLC, Law Clerk, May 2014-May 2016

Webb County, Deputy Clerk, January 2011-August 2013

R.R. Snyder & Associates, Appraiser Trainee/Office Manager, May 2007-October 2010

Office: (956) 717-1300 Toll Free: (877) 513-1373

216 W Village Blvd Suite 202, Laredo, TX 78041, USA

©2020 by J. Cruz & Associates, LLC.