A native of Beaumont, Texas, Luis Soberon joined Texas 2036 as a Policy Advisor in September 2021. He is the son of an immigrant physician and a public school teacher, and he inherited a passion for public service and learning that has always motivated his work.
Before joining Texas 2036, Luis spent six years working in key roles within the Texas Legislature, most recently as Chief of Staff and General Counsel for Rep. John Turner of Dallas. His legislative work centered on several policy areas, covering defense and veterans’ issues, higher education, and the state budget. He has been recognized for his knowledge of the Texas House Rules of Procedure and the legislative process.
Luis is a three-time graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, first receiving his Bachelor’s in 2011 with a double major in Government and Philosophy. He subsequently earned his J.D. from UT Law and his Masters in Global Policy Studies from the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Luis is a licensed attorney and a member of the Legislative and Campaign Section of the State Bar of Texas. He has also currently serves as Chair of the City of Austin’s Ethics Review Commission.
Luis lives in Austin with his wife, his son, and his dog and cat. He enjoys playing chess, woodworking, and making music in his spare time.