About Salazar Law and Mediations:
Joel E. Salazar has earned the trust of the Hispanic Community.
- Former President of the Mexican American Bar
association of Houston (MABA)
- Currently the President-Elect of MABA TEXAS
- Legal Commentator for Telemundo and Univision
- A Hispanic Community Activist
Joel E. Salazar's
Joel E. Salazar was born on October 24, 1955 in Waco, Texas.
He began his higher education in the University of Texas,
El Paso, Texas where he completed his Bachelor’s of
arts in Political Science in 1978. From there he continued
to complete his Master’s in the University of Texas,
El Paso, Texas and then on to his Juris Doctor in the Texas
Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School at Law, Houston,
Texas which he completed in 1988.
From 1988-1989 he was a legal assistant for Simmons, Zwernemann,
Hamilton, Fletcher & Rosales and has been in private practice
since 1989. His areas of specialty include: criminal litigation,
plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, Guardian Ad-Litem
in minor settlements and general practice.
Joel Salazar has licensures in the Supreme Court of the United
States of America, Supreme Court of Texas, United States District
Court of the Southern District of Texas & the United Sates
District Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is also
a member of the State Bar of Texas since 1997, the Grievance
Committee for Houston, Harris County, the Unauthorized Practice
of Law Committee for Houston, Harris County, the Standing
Committee – Liaison with the Mexican Legal Profession,
the Section Committee – Hispanic Issues Section &
the Texas Young Lawyer Association – Minority Involvement
Committee. Currently he is a member of the Mexican American
Bar Association of Texas and Houston where he is President
Elect for the 2002 – 2003 period.
During his years at Law School he received various honors
and awards. In 1978 he received the “Men of Mines”
award and was nominated as one of the top ten students for
the UTEP as well as being Vice President for External affairs
for the Student Association. In 1986 he became President of
the Christian Legal Society for the TSU-TMSL while making
the Dean’s List and being in the top 30% of his class,
and was nominated in 1991 for the “Who’s Who Among
Rising Young Americans”.
Joel E. Salazar has been involved with the community throughout
his career by actively participating in numerous organizations.
Currently he is a mentor for the Gregory-Lincoln Middle School
“I Have a Dream” program and is a Class Facilitator
for “Leadership Houston” class 2002-2003 as well
as being a member of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
and a member of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts.
You can find Joel E. Salazar at 1314 Texas Avenue at Austin
Great Southwest Building Suite 608; Houston, Texas 77002-3515
or you can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org