Judge Lorina Rummel for 144th Judicial District

Lorina Rummel

Judge Lorina Rummel

Legal Background

  • Judge, 144th District Court (DC) June 2014- present; As Judge, moved the 144th DC with the largest and longest docket to the smallest and one of the fastest dockets in Bexar County, a reduction of criminal cases awaiting trial by 50%,
  • Judge over the Esperanza Court; a specialty court for felony prostitution – giving hope and a new start in life to prior human trafficking victims
  • Assistant District Attorney, Bexar County, 17 years – serving in Juvenile, regular felony, DWI and the Family Justice and Victim Protection sections – serving as the voice of victims, women and children.
  • Criminal Defense Attorney, Bexar County, 5 years
  • Extensive trial experience as a District Judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney totaling over 250 felony jury trials; and has handled thousands of felony cases.


  • University of Texas, BBA, 1988
  • Baylor Law School, 1992
  • Licensed to Practice Law, May 1992


  • Married 26 years
  • Mother to four children
  • Raised in a Military family


  • Member and Catechist Teacher – St. Mathew’s Catholic Church
  • Past Adjunct Professor – UTSA
  • Member of a variety of Republican Clubs
  • Member of San Antonio Public School P. T. A.
  • Past Member of Young Men’s Service League, a mother/son philanthropic organization
  • Member, San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Member, RWB, a veteran’s organization