The Honorable Lawrence Lujan
Chief Judge, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

The honorable Lawrence Lujan has served as Chief Judge for the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo of Texas since 2001 and is also a member of the federally recognized tribe. Well versed in the interpretation and application of tribal law, he is visionary in serving his community, and building community partnership with state and federal partners and mentoring and developing youth through the tribal youth and youth healing to wellness court. 

Judge Lujan has served on numerous municipal, state and national boards including the Native American Indian Court Judges Association, the Texas Association of Specialty Courts, the International Tactical Training Association (ITTA), and the El Paso County Board of Ethics.

In addition to his judicial experience, he is currently a special operations lieutenant with the El Paso Police Department, where he received his commission in 1990.  He has served as a gang enforcement officer, Drive-By Shooting Team Investigator, Mountain Rescue Team and SWAT team member. His combined and unique police and judicial experience provides a diverse set of skill, and experience to better serve his community.