Jesus Cabrera Board Member

Jesus Cabrera

Southwest Key

Board Member


Doctoral candidate in Canon Law at the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain

J.C.D., Gregorian University, Rome, Italy

Town-Planning Diploma, University of Guadalajara

J.D., University of Guadalajara


Certificate of Recognition from the University of Guadalajara. Dissertation with honors in 1997, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Certificate of Recognition in the XI Recognition Ceremony of the University of Guadalajara, in the Attorney’s Generation 1991-1996 “A”.

Certificate of Recognition from Law School in the Attorney’s Generation 1991-1996 “A”. University of Guadalajara.

Certificates of Recognition “Mariano Otero” from the University of Guadalajara in the academics years 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995,1995-1996.

Jesús Cabrera joined Southwest Key’s board of directors in October 2019.

Mr. Cabrera is an Ecclesiastical Judge at the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a doctoral candidate in Canon Law at the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain.

In addition to his role on Southwest Key’s board of directors, Mr. Cabrera also serves on the board of directors for La Casa de Esperanza, Inc. (La Casa) a community-based organization dedicated to serving Waukesha, Wisconsin’s low-income and Latino populations. He is an active member of the Canon Law Society of America and a former member of the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME/CCIME), where he served as coordinator of the CCIME’s Commission on Legal Affairs.

Mr. Cabrera was born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. After earning his Juris Doctorate from the University of Guadalajara in 1996, he came to the United States to study in the English as a Second Language Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned a Canon Law Degree from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy in 2002.

Mr. Cabrera resides in Racine, Wisconsin with his wife and son.