Carmen Rojo was raised in East Texas. She graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center with a BS in Allied Health. She is a Registered Nurse and maintains her license. She received her JD from the University of Texas in 1991 as a single mother. She is certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has been active in the Family Law Section of the San Antonio Bar Association on various committees. She has spoken at various Family Law Seminars including Advanced Family Law sponsored by the Texas State Bar Association and Family Law on the Front Lines sponsored by University of Texas . She has served as mentor and attorney for the Community Justice Program. She is a member of the State Bar College and State Bar Foundation. Carmen also serves as a Municipal Judge for the City of San Antonio on a part time basis.