Eloy I. Hernandez –
Eloy I. Hernandez was born and raised in Pharr, Texas. Mr. Hernandez earned his Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting graduating Cum Laude from St. Mary’s University in 1994. He earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law in 1997. He became licensed in Texas that same year and began practicing as an associate with the law firm of Garcia & Wood in Edinburg, Texas. He practiced there for one year and handled primarily personal injury litigation and employment matters. In 1998, Mr. Hernandez became employed at the Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney. After three months at the District Attorney’s office, Mr. Hernandez was promoted to the felony section, where he worked in the various felony district courts for approximately four years. Thereafter, Mr. Hernandez became employed with the law firm of Palacios & Associates, P.C. At that time and currently, his practice primarily consists of criminal defense work and family litigation. Mr. Hernandez is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas. Since October 2009, Mr. Hernandez assumed the position as the prosecuting attorney for the City of Edinburg Municipal Court. Currently he serves as municipal judge for the City of San Juan and has done so for two years.