Meet The Board

2019-2020 Board Members

The Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy is a student-run legal journal. As such, it is edited and operated by law students currently enrolled at The University of Texas School of Law. It takes each and every one of the approximately fourty members to publish the journal each year. We are pleased to introduce you to the members of the Executive Board.


Editor-in-Chief: Natalie Harrison

  • Class Year: 3L

  • Alma Mater: University of Washington

  • Degree: Political Science, BA

  • Practice Area Interest: Finance, Corporate

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Managing Editor of Notes and Articles: Ruben Cardenas

  • Class Year: 3L

  • Alma Mater: University of Texas at Austin 

  • Degree: Communication Studies, BA; Government, BA

  • Practice Area Interest: Immigration and Family Law

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Managing Editor of Programming: Melanie Ibarra 

  • Class Year: 2L

  • Alma Mater: Texas State University

  • Degree: Psychology and Sociology, BA

  • Practice Area Interest: Criminal Law, Immigration, and Estate Planning


Operations Editor: Eden Kriz Klein

  • Class Year: 3L

  • Alma Mater: University of Texas, El Paso 

  • Degree: Economics, BBA

  • Practice Area Interest: Immigration, Children's Rights, Family Law, Civil Rights


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 Submissions Editor: Enrique Ramirez-Martinez

  • Class Year: 3L

  • Alma Mater: Harvard University 

  • Degree: Philosophy, BA

  • Practice Area Interest: Immigrants Rights

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 Associate Editor: Joshua Wagner

  • Class Year: 3L

  • Alma Mater: Utah State University

  • Degree: History, BA

  • Practice Area Interest: Immigration and Refugee Law

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Associate Editor: Thomas Hootman

  • Class Year: 2L

  • Alma Mater: UT Austin

  • Degree:  BA, Anthropology, Iberian/Latin American Language & Culture

  • Practice Area Interest: Corporate

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Associate Editor: Omar Alexandro Gonzalez

  • Class Year: 2L

  • Alma Mater: The University of Texas at El Paso 

  • Degree: BBA in Economics, Minor in Intelligence and National Security Studies

  • Practice Area Interest: Criminal Justice 

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Alumni Relations Chair: Ricardo Gilb

  • Class Year: 3L

  • Alma Mater: Stanford University

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Symposium Chair: Anna Ibáñez

  • Class Year: 2L

  • Alma Mater: Bowdoin College  

  • Degree: Sociology 

  • Practice Area Interest: Real Estate and Land Use

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Symposium Vice-Chair: Jonathan Molinar

  • Class Year: 2L

  • Alma Mater: UT Dallas

  • Degree: Finance 

  • Practice Area Interest: Transaction/Litigation 

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