Francisco J. Agraz
2035 McClendon St.
Houston, TX 77030-2114  ~ (blog)
Mobile 713-828-1361 ~ E-mail 

  • State Bar of Texas (License #00934400), 1988-Present
  • Houston Bar Association, 1991-present
  • American Translators Association, 2014-present
  • University of Houston Law Center, JD, 1987
  • University of Texas at El Paso, BA (Journalism), 1970
Experience (Legal)
  • Litigation (Hearings, Depositions, Discovery, Insurance Defense/Landlord-Tenant/Contracts)
  • Small business purchase/sales
  • Private international legal issues (Mexico, United States)
Experience (Other)
  • Information Technology (IT) Manager and Consultant, 1995-Present
    • LAN System Administrator
    • Member INFRAGARD
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (Retired), 1998-2010
    • Top Secret clearance: 1998 to 2012
    • Professional Support Duties:
      • FBI Houston Joint Terrorism Task Force, Administrative Specialist Coordinator
      • Office of the FBI Legal Attaché, American Embassy, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Professional Support (Temporary Special Assignments)
      • FBI Counterterrorism Division, Washington, DC, Professional Support (World Wide Web investigations and analysis)
      • FBI Houston Public Affairs Specialist
      • FBI Houston Contract Linquist, Title III (Spanish)
  • Public Affairs Specialist, Exxon USA and Esso Eastern, Inc., 1977-1983
    • Media spokesman (Houston and National media)
    • State Legislation Lobbyist (South Central Region of United States)
  • MemoQ and SDL Trados Computer Aided Translation software licensee
  • Network design, installation, and maintenance (Microsoft Server and Workstations)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Lotus 123
  • Microsoft PC and Apple Macintosh operating systems
Foreign Language Proficiency
  • Spanish (Mexico)  
    • Written – legal translations
    • Oral:  Professional Spanish proficiency
  • Tested Proficiency:  DLPT (tested 2004) within Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • Spanish:  3+
    • English: 5
  • Married to Ruth Urquidi Agraz
  • Two children, Francisco J Agraz, Jr. and Raquel Jeanne (Agraz) Jenkins
  • Four grandchildren, Antonio, Jacquelyn, Gabriela and Simone
  • Lector and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Parish
  • ABC Network Correspondent for six years in Chicago, New York and
  • Good Morning Houston News anchor at KTRK-TV (Channel 13) in the 1970’s