Senior Legislative Counsel
Laura V. Garcia is the Senior Legislative Counsel at the Texas Association of Counties (TAC). Prior to joining TAC, Garcia worked as an assistant county attorney with the Travis County Attorney’s Office. She has also served as General Counsel for the Office of State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Originally from San Benito, Texas, Garcia holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.A. in political science and policy studies from Rice University. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Her areas of expertise include:
- Federal issues
- Criminal jurisprudence
- Indigent defense
- Legal/legislative research and analysis
- Liaison to the Texas District and County Attorneys Association