Alex Hernandez, Jr. was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 30 of the Texas House of Representatives. Hernandez's professional experience includes working as an attorney; specializing in family law, criminal law, constitutional law, and injury law. He earned his A.A. in general studies from Victoria College, B.A. in economics from the University of Texas, and J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law. He was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 2001. Hernandez is affiliated with the following organizations; Keep Victoria Beautiful, VBEC, Victoria Economic Development Council, Sure BET, Victoria County Democrats, Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Victoria Bar Association, Calhoun County Bar Association, Calhoun County Democrats.