Al Green (D-TX) is a committee member of the 116th Congress U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. He is an American lawyer and politician. Green has served in Congress as the Representative for Texas’s 9th congressional district since 2005. Green is a member of the Democratic Party. He attended Florida A&M University and Tuskegee University. He received a Juris Doctor degree, in 1974 from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. After law school, Green co-founded the law firm of Green, Wilson, Dewberry, and Fitch. In 1978, Green was elected justice of the peace in Harris County, Texas. He held this position for 26 years before retiring in 2004.