Mr. Guerra is a retired chief magistrate for the City of San Antonio and served as a municipal judge for 21 years. He is a practicing attorney, licensed in 1976 by the State of Texas. He held several positions in the Edgewood ISD, including teacher, director of federal programs and associate superintendent. He served as an adjunct professor at Our Lady of the Lake University.
Mr. Guerra has a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and a BBA from St. Mary’s University. He was the first employee of Texans for Educational Excellence, the forerunner of IDRA.
He was a member of the National Education Association’s rules and bylaws committee, which conducted national conventions of the organization. And he was the host speaker for the Great Issues session.
Mr. Guerra served as legal advisor for the City of San Antonio, Institute of the Americas. He served as legal counsel for the Texas Building and Construction Trades Council, San Antonio Building Trades Council, and Granada Homes. He was an organizer for the San Antonio Refuse Collectors Association (SARCA).