Public Defender's Oversight Committee


  • Meetings are conducted annually
  • Location and times are TBD


  • Chairman: Judge Federico Garza, County Court at Law No. 4
  • County Judge J.D. Salinas, County Judge – Hidalgo County
  • Commissioner Sylvia Handy, Commissioner Pct. One
  • Judge Roberto Flores, 139th District Court
  • Judge Aida Salinas-Flores, 398th District Court
  • Mario Garcia, Attorney at Law

Other Information

The Hidalgo County Public Defender's Office Oversight Committee oversees the direction, growth, and compliance of the Hidalgo County Public Defender’s Office within Texas Indigent Defense Task Force grant guidelines.