Justin is a Texas-licensed attorney who provides high-quality, client-centered service. Justin offers representation to address client needs in a variety of litigation and transaction matters.
In addition to his work for small businesses and moderate-income individuals, Justin is a practicing ethics attorney, advising campaigns, legislators, political committees, and others on ethics compliance and campaign finance law.
Before joining Lyda Law Firm, Justin spent a decade working in the Texas House of Representatives, most recently as Chief of Staff and General Counsel to Representative Greg Bonnen. Prior years were spent on the staffs of Representative Drew Darby, Congressman Quico Canseco, and a number of campaigns and political party operations throughout the state.
Justin’s experience in the House focused primarily on the appropriations process, with each of his five terms spent on the Appropriations Committee and each of its subcommittees. Additional legislative experience includes economic development and tax legislation, civil jurisprudence reforms, federal-state program coordination, and medical/insurance policy.
With this extensive public policy background, Justin also serves as a consultant at Lyda Strategies LLC.
Justin is a 7th generation Texan and a native of the Permian Basin.
Legislative and Executive Lobbying
St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D. 2016
Angelo State University, B.A. Government. 2010
Texas House of Representatives, 2011, 2013-2021
U.S. House of Representatives, 2012-2013
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Culver City, CA 90232
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Austin, TX 78701