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Orlando (Jay) Juarez, Jr.

Partner | San Antonio | Austin

Orlando “Jay” Juarez is a partner in McCall’s San Antonio and Austin offices. He devotes his practice to serving exclusively as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriters’ counsel and trustee’s counsel on debt financings by public entities—primarily cities, counties, and school districts. Jay has an innate ability to digest complex information and articulate clear and concise legal advice to clients.

Prior to joining McCall, Jay was an associate attorney at a respected law firm in South Texas that primarily serves as general counsel to school districts. While at his prior firm, he assisted school districts, appraisal districts, and other political subdivisions of the State with a wide range of legal issues—ranging from employment law matters to contractual disputes. Four years after becoming a licensed attorney, Jay took a lead role in drafting briefs for submission to the Texas Supreme Court in the matter of Clint Independent School District v. Marquez et al. The case, which involved a suit alleging unconstitutional intra-district funding, was ultimately won.

A native of Laredo, Texas, Jay began his legal career as a prosecutor with the Webb and Zapata County District Attorney’s Office.

Highlights & Notable Transactions

  • Representative clients include: school districts, cities, counties and higher education

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Southern District of Texas

Member, State Bar of Texas

Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

Member, Texas Young Lawyer’s Association

Member, Texas Exes

Member, National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys (2012-2016)

Staff Member, TEXAS HISPANIC JOURNAL OF LAW AND POLICY (2009-2010)

EDUCATION

The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., 2010

The University of Texas at San Antonio, B.A., 2007

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

Licensed Customs Broker (2014-2016)