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Local Attorney and Businessman Heriberto Morales, Jr. mulls State Rep bid

With less than 30 days to file registration for the March 2020 Texas elections, numerous possible candidates names have surfaced.

One of those individuals who has stated that he is strongly considering the opportunity to represent the largest State House District in the Nation is longtime Attorney Heriberto Morales.

Morales addressed the rumors going around that he would be throwing in his hat into the District 74 State Representative election.

Morales met with several local and International media outlets on Monday and answered their questions over the possibility that he would be stepping up into the political realm, and vie for the position held by another local attorney Poncho Nevarez.

“It is something I am strongly considering and will make that decision once I consult with my family,” said Morales. “ I want to make sure that our region is well represented and I believe that I can offer that representation.”

Attorney Heriberto Morales has been practicing law for19 years with the prestigious Langley & Banack, Inc. law firm and is someone who is very familiar with our border community needs.

Through a majority of his years in practice he has overseen years of governmental decisions that have spearheaded our city’s growth into a booming economic community in our region.

(Morales) has been City Attorney for more than 15 years and has worked closely with city officials in assuring our community’s overall well-being.
During this time he has provided general counsel legal advice and prosecuted municipal court cases.

During his career Mr. Morales has represented Fortune 500 companies and Texas corporations in civil matters and lawsuits in south Texas and has also represented individuals and families with serious or catastrophic injuries.

In addition to his impressive resume in the legal field, Eddie also owns a local and well known tortilla factory known for their mexican barbacoa and meat delicacies which has been family owned for 33 plus years.

His business acumen includes several real estate investment company holdings, that include commercial buildings downtown, residential construction work, and warehouse holdings. He currently owns the old “Dickies warehouse” by the Fort Duncan Park providing employment in many sectors in the community.

He is the proud father of two young ladies recently graduated from Texas State and a son currently at the University of Texas-Austin.

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