Mauricio Celis, 36, has been indicted on felony charges of perjury, theft, falsely holding himself out as a lawyer and impersonating a public servant. The perjury indictment accuses him of lying about graduating from law school.

Celis has a controlling interest in the CGT Law Group of Corpus Christi even though he is not an attorney. Texas law prohibits anyone from owning a controlling interest in a law firm unless he is a licensed lawyer.