The Day the Music Died

, Texas Lawyer

Growing up in El Paso, Judge Roberto Canas had the same dream as many teenagers: He wanted to be a rock star. But after earning his fine arts degree in music in 1993, Canas decided to hang out with his uncle Ed Canas, a partner in Fort Worth's Canas & Flores, as he made the rounds in Tarrant County's trial courts. He found out a law career might suit him just fine. Now he's judge of Dallas County Criminal Court No. 10.

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