Mr. Bolaños was born in Houston, Texas in 1954. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1972 where he became a Paratrooper in the 18th Airborne Corp. He attended the University of Houston and achieved a Bachelor of Arts in political science. In 1983 Mr. Bolaños earned a law degree from the University of Houston. In 1984 Mr. Bolaños opened his law practice. The focus of his law practice is personal injury law. He is a sustaining member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, Mexican American Bar Association, and LULAC. Mr. Bolaños is licensed to practice law before all Texas State Courts, U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Bolaños has tried numerous jury trials and bench trials to verdict. Mr. Bolaños is a father, grandfather, and husband. He is an avid fisherman, hunter and scuba diver.