Former State District Judge Regina Arditti was born & raised in El Paso, Texas where she attended St. Patrick’s & Loretto Academy. Regina began her studies at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, received her B.A. from the University of Texas at El Paso, & her Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University School of Law.
Regina returned to El Paso where she served in various legal capacities as an Assistant County Attorney, Assistant District Attorney for the 34th District of Texas (under District Attorney Steve Simmons as a chief felony prosecutor, chief of the appellate division, rape and child abuse unit), & Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of El Paso. She was also employed as an Associate Attorney for a civil law firm, an attorney at the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate General (SJAG) for the United States Department of Defense, United States Department of the Army, at Fort Bliss, Texas (establishing the divorce and probate programs), an Assistant El Paso County Public Defender (implementing the mental health unit), General Counsel to a corporation, & in private practice.
As a prosecutor, private attorney & defense attorney, she has tried numerous civil & criminal cases including capital murder, murder, rape, personal injury & divorce cases. She has taught as an associate Professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Community College, & has lectured at numerous legal seminars throughout Texas.
Judicial Positions: Regina Arditti’s elected judicial positions include Texas State District Judge of the 448th Judicial District Court & Judge for Municipal Court No. 4. She served as Presiding Judge of Municipal Courts where she was instrumental in implementing Court Community Service, Environmental Courts, Scofflaw Program, & Online Court Procedures in English & Spanish. Regina’s judicial appointments include Associate Municipal Court Judge for the City of El Paso & Municipal Court Judge in Clint, Texas.
Licenses: Regina Arditti is licensed to practice law in The United States Supreme Court, United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, & The State of Texas.
Affiliations: Regina Arditti is a member of various civic organizations & professional legal bar associations including The Federal Bar Association, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, & The Texas State District Judges Association. She has served as a board member & director on numerous community & legal boards, including The Texas Municipal Courts Association, The El Paso Bar Association, County of El Paso Bail Bonds Administration, El Paso Central Business Association, El Paso Boxing Hall of Fame, El Paso County Juvenile Administration, & The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
Regina Arditti currently serves as the LULAC District IV Legal Advisor & LULAC District IV Civil Rights Committee Chairperson.
Regina Arditti is in private practice with her daughter, Anatasha, at Arditti and Arditti, Attorneys at Law. She is highly committed to serving your legal needs with the utmost dedication & personal attention you deserve & can trust.
Anatasha Arditti Vance was born & raised in El Paso, Texas where she attended Mesita Elementary, St. Partrick’s, Loretto Academy, & El Paso High School. She received her B.A. in philosophy, psychology, and biochemistry from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas in an accelerated three years while working as a community mentor for AmeriCorps. She studied abroad in Queensland Australia and conducted research in Marine Biology of the Great Barrier Reef & Tropical Ecosystems. She volunteered internationally in hospitals, clinics & orphanages throughout Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Belize, & Jamaica. Upon graduation she worked as a political analyst & manager on multiple campaigns in Texas & taught English in Mexico City & Acapulco.
Anatasha began her graduate studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa & moved abroad to attend the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She received a Postgraduate Degree in Philosophy, was a member of the University of Auckland Rowing Team, & worked for Greenpeace New Zealand. She returned to Texas & taught Government, Economics, World History, & Philosophy for EPISD at Bowie High School before attending law school.
Anatasha received her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School in NYC where she remained on the Dean’s List & received top honors in Torts. She was an associate for both the Center for International Law & Financial Services Law Center & a founding member of the Transitional Justice Network. She interned in the financial services industry on Park Avenue & Wall Street & studied law abroad in London & Paris.
Anatasha is licensed to practice law in The United States District Court for The Western District of Texas, & The State of Texas. She is a member of the Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association, El Paso Bar Association, & The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
Anatasha returned to her hometown of El Paso, Texas to join her mother Regina in private practice. As a third-generation attorney she is honored to follow in the path of her grandfather Victor Arditti & continue to serve our community.