Brian Colón

Albuquerque Journal - - NEWS -

PO­LIT­I­CAL PARTY: Demo­crat AGE: 47

ED­U­CA­TION: Juris Doc­tor­ate, Univer­sity of New Mex­ico School of Law, 2001; bach­e­lor’s in fi­nance, New Mex­ico State Univer­sity, 1998 OC­CU­PA­TION: At­tor­ney, 2001-present; en­tre­pre­neur, 1991-1998 FAM­ILY: Aleli Colón, spouse; one son, Rafael Colón

PO­LIT­I­CAL/GOV­ERN­MENT EX­PE­RI­ENCE: Chair­man, Demo­cratic Party of New Mex­ico, 20072009; Demo­cratic lieu­tenant gover­nor nom­i­nee, 2010; Demo­cratic State Cen­tral Com­mit­tee of New Mex­ico, 2000-2012; Demo­cratic Na­tional Con­ven­tion del­e­gate, 2000, 2004 and 2008

MA­JOR PRO­FES­SIONAL AC­COM­PLISH­MENT: I have rep­re­sented many clients over the years who have been mis­treated, in­jured and lost loved ones. I was for­tu­nate to be their ad­vo­cate to pro­vide a voice in their times of great­est needs.

MA­JOR PER­SONAL AC­COM­PLISH­MENT: With the sup­port of my com­mu­nity and count­less men­tors, I be­came the first in my fam­ily to go to col­lege, grad­u­ate and break the cy­cle of poverty. That ac­com­plish­ment has al­lowed me to sup­port oth­ers on their per­sonal jour­ney.

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