United States Magistrate Judge Ignacio Torteya, III was appointed by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, effective January 24, 2014. He will serve in the Brownsville Division.
Baylor University School of Law, J.D. 1995
Baylor University, B.A., Political Science 1992
Associate Municipal Court Judge 2005 - 2013
Adjunct Professor, International Business Law, University of Texas - Brownsville 2005 - 2006
Managing Member, The Torteya Law Firm, P.L.L.C. 1997 - 2014
Law Clerk to the Honorable Filemon B. Vela, United States District Judge 1996 - 1997