Representative Eddie Lucio III was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, where he practices law and lives with his family. He is the son of State Senator & Mrs. Eddie Lucio, Jr., and is married to Jaime Barrera Lucio of Brownsville. He and his wife welcomed their first child, Olivia Rose, in August of 2009.
He attended Texas Tech University on an athletic scholarship and later received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2005, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law.
Rep. Lucio is an attorney with The Lucio III Group, PLLC (www.TheLucioIIIGroup.com) practicing in the areas of Probate, Wills/Trust/Estate Planning and Family Law.
Volunteer, Brownsville Independent School District
Volunteer, Brownsville "Just Say No" Program
Volunteer, Good Neighbor Settlement House
Volunteer, Help One Student to Succeed Program
Volunteer, Meals on Wheels
Volunteer, Optimist Club
Volunteer, Survivors of Domestic Violence Program
Member, University of Texas Democrats
Vice-President, Student Body, University of Texas Law School
Member, University of Texas Law School Democrats.
Environmental Regulation, Member
Local and Consent Calendars, Member
Subcommittee on Regulatory, Member
Subcommittee on Special Issues, Member
In 2006, Lucio was elected to the Texas House of Representatives, District 38, and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2008 and 2010. Rep. Lucio currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Government Efficiency & Reform committee and is a member of the Calendars and Natural Resources committee.