Natalia "Nata" Cornelio

Natalia "Nata" Cornelio

Harris County Judge, 351st District Court, TX

Natalia "Nata" is a civil rights attorney and former public defender running for Criminal District Judge in Harris County, Texas.

Nata has dedicated her career to ensuring that all communities receive equal justice by fighting for bail reform and against the criminalization of poverty, by representing families forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, and by challenging racism in the justice system. She has litigated, made policy, and advocated for justice system improvements in local and national media.

Nata's experience has taught her how critical it is for our leaders to understand the challenges that our communities face in the justice system. She brings this understanding and a deep commitment to equitable justice to the bench.