He was the son of a single mom who had struggled to raise him and his brother with little education or help.
Abel and his wife, Matilda married in January 16, 1993.
Five children: Annalisa, Andrea, Abel Jr., Alexia, and Aliana.
JD, University of Texas School of Law, 1997
BA, Texas A&M University, 1993.
Attorney, Royston, Rayzor, Vickery and Williams, LLP, 1997-present.
Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Board
Coastal Bend Council of Governments
Nueces County Parks Board
Nueces County Civil Service Board
Robstown Improvement Development Corporation
Little League and flag football coach
Corpus Christi Bar Association
Gear-up Committee Member
Council on Legal Education Opportunity Fellow
Flemming Institute Fellow
Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 2004-present
Council Member, City Council of Robstown, 1999-2003.