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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Justice Patricia Alvarez Speaking at New Braunfels Public Library

Justice Patricia Alvarez will give a special presentation in the New Braunfels Public Library meeting room on Thursday, March 29th, at 7:00 p.m., in honor of Women’s History Month.

The League of Women Voters of Comal County and the New Braunfels Public Library are hosting Justice Alvarez who will be discussing women in politics and her journey to elected office.  

Justice Patricia O’Connell Alvarez was elected to Place 3 on the Fourth Court of Appeals in 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1982, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 1987. Before joining the court, Justice Alvarez was in private practice for 25 years. She primarily practiced in state and federal courts in South Texas and is a frequent lecturer at international, national, and statewide forums on various areas of civil law. She is past president of the Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas and chair of the Hispanic Issues Section of the Texas State Bar.

The League of Women Voters (LWV) is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. LWV never supports or opposes candidates for office, or political parties.  For more information visit www.lwvcomal.org and https://www.facebook.com/LWVComalTX.

This program is made possible by the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library.  It is open to the public and there is no admission fee.

For more information about this event call Adult Services Librarian Toni Davenport at 830.221.4300 or contact Jerrie Champlin, with the League of Women Voters of Comal County, at jbaralin@gvtc.com or 830-643-4657.

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