Stanley M. Serwatka

 Adjunct Faculty Government

Mr. Stanley M. Serwatka is an adjunct faculty member of El Paso Community College since 1996. He teaches both the American Government and Politics Course (Govt. 2305) and State and Local Government (Govt. 2306).


When he is not in front of a class, he is practicing law as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division.


He received his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in 1967, from Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. He majored in Marketing with a minor in Economics.

Mr. Stanley M. Serwatka

He received his Doctor Degree in 1970, from Temple University. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Texas, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, and all Federal District Courts for the Western District of Texas. In his legal career he has been in private practice, specializing in civil trial and criminal defense practice and for the last twenty-two years a federal prosecutor.


Professionally, he has served as a Director of the El Paso Bar Association, served for five years on the District Seventeen Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas, the last two years as elected Chairperson, and in 1997, the Supreme Court of Texas appointed him to serve on the state-wide Board of Disciplinary Appeals. In 2002, he was elected Vice Chairperson of the Board. The Board is a quasi-judicial body having both original and appellate jurisdiction of lawyer discipline cases. The Supreme Court of Texas recently appointed him to the Grievance Oversight Committee for a three year term. This Committee looks at the entire lawyer disciplinary system and makes recommendations for improvement to the Supreme Court.


His civic activities have included directorships on the boards of directors for the El Paso County Mental Health Association and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. He has been a member of the Professional Advisory Board for the El Paso Association for Children & Adults with Learning Disabilities. He has been active in overseas missions through his church and has, in the last several years, worked on mission projects in Bosnia, Hungary, and Slovakia.


He is happily married for twenty-nine years to a beautiful woman and has three wonderful children.


He has been an instructor at the College for approximately fourteen years, teaching both the American Government class and the State and Local Government class. He has been an instructor at the United States Attorney General's Advocacy Institute and is a guest lecturer in Criminal Justice at UTEP.


If you are one of his students, your education and success are his most important concerns.



 Contact Information


Rio Grande



Room E114

Room M21

Phone: PT Office 

(915) 831-4014

(915) 831-8936

Phone, Office: 

(915) 534-3409




 Office Hours

Rio Grande


Tuesday & Thursday

Monday & Wednesday

6:50 – 7:50 pm

6:50 – 7:50 pm