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James Cargas' Biography
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JD, Environmental/International Law, Washington College of Law, American University
Bachelors, English/Communications, University of Michigan, 1988
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 7, 2014
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 7, 2012
Member, Presidents Council on Sustainable Development, President Bill Clinton
Former Employee, Presidents Task Force on the Southwest Border, United States Department of Energy
Environmental/Real Estate Legal Counsel, City of Houston, present
Former Energy Counsel to the Mayor, City of Houston
Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Houston, present
Former Environmental Counsel, Interstate Pipeline Company
Former Attorney, Law Firm
Former Deputy Director, North American Energy Standards Board
Former Employee, Office of Fossil Energy
Former Attorney, Private Practice
Former Staff, Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson
Law Clerk, Solicitor, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Licensed Attorney, State of Michigan
Licensed Attorney, State of Texas
Licensed Attorney, State of West Virginia
Former Intern, United States Congress
Former Press Secretary, United States House of Representatives
Licensed Attorney, Washington, District of Columbia
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, present
Member, Board, Green Door, Incorporated, present
Member, Environmental Law Institute, present
Member, North American Energy Standards Board, present
Member, Board, Houston Chapter, Energy Bar Association
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
Former President, Environmental Law Society
Founding Member, Oil Patch Democrat
Former Article Editor, The American University Journal of International Law and Policy
Neuroscientist, Department of Neuroscience, College of Medicine, Baylor University
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