Pablo grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas. He received his B.A. with the Highest Distinction and Honors in Research from the University of Rochester, and his J.D. from Cornell Law School. While in law school, Pablo served as an editor of the Cornell Law Review, published an award-winning law review note, and worked with the Capital Punishment Clinic on two death penalty cases, including one involving a successful Batson challenge at the U.S. Supreme Court that eventually led to the client’s release. Pablo later clerked for the Honorable David C. Guaderrama of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas and the Honorable Nelson S. Román of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Before attending law school, Pablo worked as an assistant paralegal at the Office of the Federal Public Defender in El Paso, assisting attorneys who represented indigent individuals against a variety of criminal charges.
“Traveling While Hispanic”: Border Patrol Immigration Investigatory Stops at TSA Checkpoints and Hispanic Appearance, 104 Cornell L. Rev. 1401 (2019).
Other Government Service
Summer Law Clerk, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Summer 2017
Assistant Paralegal, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Western District of Texas, 2015-2016