Edgardo Colón has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Houston. His dissertation involved a study of judicial independence in Latin America, from the standpoint of the constitutional design of the judicial branch, with particular emphasis on Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico and Venezuela. As a practicing attorney for almost 30 years, Dr. Colón is well qualified to teach upper-level political science courses such as American Legal System, Introduction to American Constitutional Law and US Civil Liberties.
•2008 - present: Lecturer in Political Science in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Houston-Downtown, where he teaches Federal Government, American Legal System, Introduction to American Constitutional Law, US Civil Liberties and Hispanic Politics.
•EDGARDO E. COLON, P.C. (2003-present). Law practice with emphasis in contracts and other commercial transactions, public finance, and corporations.
•Bechtel Corporation (1996-2003). Senior Counsel. Legal counsel to a global engineering and construction organization that provides technical, management and related services to develop, manage, engineer, build and operate installations for customers worldwide.
•Bank United of Texas FSB (1991-95). Assistant General Counsel. Emphasis in commercial lending, real estate and secured transactions.
•Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay (1990-91). Associate in the Commercial Lending/Real Estate Section with emphasis in commercial lending, real estate and secured transactions, and general corporate matters.
•Fulbright & Jaworski (1986-1989). Associate in the Corporate Section with emphasis in commercial lending and secured transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.