Murguía, is an attorney in private practice in Kansas City, Missouri.
His practice focuses primarily on the formation and counseling of small
to medium-sized corporations and advising clients regarding commercial
transactions, including real estate. Mr.
Murguia’s practice includes general civil litigation with emphasis on tort
law. Mr. Murguía is also a partner
in Access International a business consulting partnership established to advise
and assist business enterprises in Mexico and the United States of America
access new markets in the neighboring country.
He is a 1981 graduate of the University of Kansas where he obtained a
B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting.
He obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in 1984 from Harvard University. He is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Hispanic National Bar
Association and the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Bar Association.
Mr. Murguía is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Council of La Raza, a Washington D.C. based Latino civil rights organization (1992 to present) and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board. Mr. Murguía also serves on a number of philanthropic boards of directors. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Francis Families Foundation in Kansas City (1997 to present), the Wyandotte Health Foundation in Kansas City, Kansas (1998 to present), the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (1998 to present) and is Chairman of the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund (1987 to present) a field of interest fund at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. The Hispanic Development Fund is a foundation established to improve the quality of life of the Latino community in Kansas City and has an endowment of $1.5 million. Mr. Murguía is very active in the civic community of Kansas City serving on numerous boards of local nonprofit organizations, including the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.
Murguia also served from 1994 to 1998 as the chair of the Bi-state Enhanced
Enterprise Community Executive Committee named by the Mayors of Kansas City,
Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. This
Committee was charged with investing over $24 million in federal grants to
empower the urban residents of the Bi-state community.