[Resume of John J. Herrera]

[Resume of John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Resume of John J. Herrera discussing his background and the highlights of his career without detailing the exact dates of when he worked at different jobs.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Resume of John J. Herrera

Resume of John J. Herrera

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Resume of John J. Herrera listing his educational background, work experience, social and civic associations, and some basic biographical information, including the name of his wife, Olivia, and the number of children he has.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3314, Chapter 573

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3314, Chapter 573

Date: 2011-05/2011-06
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to a requirement that an attorney ad litem appointed for a child file a statement with the court regarding the attorney ad litem's meeting with the child or other specified person.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
My point of view

My point of view

Date: April 18, 1975
Creator: Cruz, Lauro
Description: Biographical newspaper article about John J. Herrera's work fighting discrimination against Mexican-Americans titled "My Point of View," written by Lauro Cruz. This article highlights Herrera's work as a leader in the Mexican-American community fighting for equal rights and educating members of the community about their rights.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1947-01-18]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1947-01-18]

Date: January 18, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to George J. Garza, editor of the LULAC News, from John J. Herrera dated January 18, 1947. Topics covered in the letter: updates on LULAC Council #60 activities; overview of the city of Houston's growth; news of new airline service to Mexico City and Latin American destinations; a request for recommendations of Latin American law school graduates to join Herrera's law firm; and news of an application for a Spanish speaking radio station.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Ernesto Longoria]

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Ernesto Longoria]

Date: unknown
Creator: Longoria, Ernesto
Description: Legal document of Ernesto Longoria hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Longoria to a segregated Prison Farm. Longoria was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Postcard of Francisco Javier Mina]

[Postcard of Francisco Javier Mina]

Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Description: Postcard of Francisco Javier Mina. Mina was a solider and lawyer in Mexico who was a prominent figure in the Mexican revolution.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

Date: [1928..1930]
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Description: Typescript of undated speech by Sarah T. Hughes discussing her experiences and people's expectations of her as a woman in the legal profession while practicing in Dallas. She gives her views on different aspects of the legal profession, including specialization, civil and criminal practice, winning and losing cases, and her enjoyment of appellate work and research in preparing cases on appeal. Before concluding the speech, Ms. Hughes describes her enjoyment of political participation via the legal profession. She also expresses her interest in campaigning for public office and entering politics in the future.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1954-10-20]

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1954-10-20]

Date: October 20, 1954
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Description: Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera, dated October 20, 1954, responding to Herrera's letter about a driver's license situation as well as expenses accrued during the Hernandez case. Pinedo expresses to Herrera that The American G.I. Forum would be holding a "special" meeting to speak about the expenses of Gus C. Garcia, and Herrera during the case of the United States Supreme Court vs. Pete Hernandez.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Philip J. Montalbo to Roy M. Hofheinz - 1965-04-24]

[Letter from Philip J. Montalbo to Roy M. Hofheinz - 1965-04-24]

Date: April 24, 1965
Creator: Montalbo, Philip J.
Description: Letter from Philip J. Montalbo to Judge Roy M. Hofheinz, congratulating Hofheinz on his achievement in constructing the Astrodome. Montalbo also mentions that he and his friend John J. Herrera will be associates in the practice of law in Houston. A copy of this letter was sent to John J. Herrera.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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