About State Rep. Joe Deshotel
Representative Deshotel is an Attorney and Businessman from Beaumont, Texas. He earned a BS in Political Science from Lamar University and his JD from Thurgood Marshall Law Center. Representative Deshotel has been married to his wife, Claudia, for 31 years. Representative Deshotel has served in the Texas House of Representatives since 1999.
Committee Assignments during 85th Legislative Session: Economic & Small Business Development; Public Education; Texas Ports, Innovation, & Infrastructure, Select (Chair)