Brenda Lopez Romero

Brenda Lopez Romero DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Brenda Lopez RomeroDEMDemocrat American politician
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GAResidence (state)

Brenda Lopez Romero is an American politician and is the first Latina to have ever been elected to the Georgia General Assembly. She was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from the 99th District, serving from 2017 to 2021. State Rep. Lopez Romero served on the State House Education, Retirement, and State Planning and Community Affairs committees. Lopez Romero sponsored 72 bills. She is a member of the Democratic party. After weeks of lobbying by the Latino Victory Fund, Georgia House Minority Leader Bob Trammell and other public figures in the state, Lopez Romero launched her campaign for Georgia's 7th congressional district on May 1, 2019. After a second place finish to Carolyn Bourdeaux, Romero went on to lead the Gwinnett County Democratic Party as its Chair. Additionally, she serves as Senior Assistant District Attorney for the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit handling special projects.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Syracuse University College of Law
JD
2008 - 2011
Georgia State University College of Arts and Science
BA Political Science/Sociology
2001 - 2005
Syracuse University College of Law
Certified National Security and Counterterrorism
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Representative
Georgia State House of Representatives
2017 - 2021
Principal
The Lopez Firm, Limited Liability Corporation
2013 - Current
Staff Attorney
Catholic Charities Atlanta
2012 - 2013
Associate Attorney
Velasquez & Associates
2011 - 2012
Law Clerk
American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, National Security/Immigrant Rights Project
2010
Law Clerk
Georgia Legal Services Program, Farmworker's Division
2009
Other Experience1 - 5 of 5
GED Social Studies Teacher
Marist School
2013 - Current
Member
American Immigration Lawyers Association
2012 - Current
Former Member
State Planning and Community Affairs Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives
Former Member
Retirement Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives