The State Bar of Texas Government Law Council named Victor A. Flores, of Brownsville, as its 2021 Rising Advocate in Government Law Award recipient during the 33rd annual Advanced Government Law Seminar.

The award recognizes a Texas lawyer who is employed by a government entity and has made outstanding contributions to the practice of government law and serving the public.

Flores is an attorney with the Brownsville City Attorney’s Office. He was also recognized for his contributions as a speaker and author at various statewide seminars for attorneys practicing government law.

He has served as legal counsel to several communities in south and north Texas. He is also a past president of the Texas Young Lawyers Association. For the past four years, Flores has authored an article on government law for the Texas Bar Journal’s annual Year in Review feature.