Rene was born in San Antonio, Texas however spent most of his childhood in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. He attended St. Mary’s University and graduated with honors obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree in 2009. He then attended Mississippi College School of Law and graduated in 2013. After passing the Texas Bar Exam, Rene accepted a position as a Felony Prosecutor with the 293rd Judicial District Attorney’s Office. It was there that Rene realized his passion for criminal law and was able to gain valuable legal knowledge and insight about the justice system. Rene is now a resident of San Antonio, Texas and has been at the Bexar County Public Defender’s Office as an Assistant Public Defender since February of 2019. He is a trial attorney within that division and also represents clients diagnosed with Mental Health issues and disorders in order to ensure that they receive proper legal counsel and treatment while their legal matters are pending before the Court.
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