Justice Felipe Reyna : Resume

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Marital Status, Children and Grandchildren

  • Married To Cheryl Elizabeth Reyna
    Cheryl is an Assistant Attorney General
    for the state of Texas.
  • Reared four sons, all college graduates
    Darin is the marketing manager
    for CORD Communications.
    Steven is a police officer for the
    College Station Police Department.
    Daniel is a certified public accountant.
    Abel is an attorney.
  • Have five grandsons (Samuel, Owen, Tye, Luke, and Grayson)My wife and I are hoping for a granddaughter.



August 1970 – November 1972
Baylor Law School

  • Attended Baylor Law School, receiving
    Juris Doctorate Degree in Law
  • Licensed to practice law in State of Texas on April 16, 1973.

August 1968 – August 1970
Baylor University Graduate School

  • Attended Baylor University Graduate School on part time basis while employed full time as an Adult Probation Officer.
  • Completed thirty hours of graduate studies in political science towards a Masters Degree.

May 1968
Baylor University

  • Graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science.

May 1964
Moody High School

  • Graduated from Moody High School in Moody, Texas as Valedictorian of my class.



January 2004 – Present
Tenth Court of Appeals of the State of Texas

  • Appointed to the Tenth Court of Appeals by Governor Rick Perry on December 4, 2003.
  • Sworn in as Justice of the Tenth Court of Appeals on January 5, 2004.
  • Received the Republican nomination in the March 9, 2004 primary election.
  • Elected into office November 2, 2004, for a six (6) year term.

January 1983 – January 2004
Reyna & Reyna, P.C.
Partner and Founder

  • My wife and I entered the private practice of law in January, 1983 and founded Reyna & Reyna, P.C.

February 1977 – December 1982
McLennan County District Attorney's Office
District Attorney

  • Appointed by then Governor Dolph Briscoe to fill the unexpired term of the late Martin D. Eichelberger as McLennan County Criminal District Attorney with Texas Senate confirmation in February 1977.
  • Elected for a four year term as McLennan County Criminal District Attorney in May 1978.
  • First Hispanic ever elected to a countywide office in McLelland County.

November 1974 – January 1977
McLennan County District Attorney's Office
First Assistant District Attorney

April 1973 – November 1974
McLennan County District Attorney's Office
Assistant District Attorney

November 1972 – April 1973
McLennan County District Attorney's Office
Briefing Clerk

December 1970 – November 1972
Tenth Court of Appeals of the State of Texas

  • Employed on a full time basis (40 hours per week) as clerk/janitor while attending Baylor Law School.

July 1968 – November 1970
McLennan County Adult Probation Department
Assistant Adult Probation Officer

  • Employed on a full time basis while attending Baylor University graduate school.
  • First Hispanic ever hired by McLennan County.

1960 – 1968

  • While attending high school and through entire college education employed at various odd jobs such as pulling or chopping cotton; hauling hay; operating farm tractors; planting and plowing farm lands around Moody; and finally operating a combine for the Texas A & M Research Center in McGregor, Texas.


Other Position Held

March 1995 – March 1999
State Board of Dental Examiners
Public Member

  • Appointed by then Governor George W. Bush to a four year term as a public member to the State Board of Dental examiners with confirmation by the Texas Senate.

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