Sergio is part of a very close family. He is the son of is Sergio Muñoz, a local healthcare businessman and former State Representative of District 36. His mother is Connie Muñoz, a long-time educator from the Mission area. His sister is Marla Muñoz-Lopez, a healthcare professional. He attributes his early successes in life with the values he learned from his family.
Sergio attended Mission High School and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Business Administration. He graduated magna cum laude from Texas Southern University and earned his law degree at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Sergio is an attorney and sole principal of the Munoz Law Firm, serving the South Texas region. His specific practice areas are civil and criminal law. He serves as a Municipal Judge in Palmview and is a member of the Hidalgo County Bar Association.
He is also a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and a member of the Palmview Crime Stoppers. He is a Knights of Columbus member and attends both Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and St. John of the Field’s Catholic Church. He enjoys the outdoors, golf and reading books.
Sergio is a Democratic candidate for the Texas House of Representatives, District 36. The district incorporates parts or all of the cities of Hidalgo, Granjeno, McAllen, Mission, Palmview, Penitas, and Pharr in Hidalgo County. He is a proud Democrat and believes that the Democratic Party has produced a legacy of great leaders that have made a difference in the world. He wants to be a champion for his district and see that we are recognized positively for the good people, businesses and organizations we have in his community.
Sergio believes that his education, law practice, church service and civic involvement with the Palmview Crime Stoppers have made me a better engaged citizen who enjoys community involvement. He intends to strengthen the region by supporting legislation and initiatives that improve education, healthcare, infrastructure, economic development and public safety.
Sergio wants to build community bridges and promote better collaboration, cooperation and communications so that we are more effective bringing the results South Texas needs.