The Third Court of Appeals is an intermediate court of appeals that hears appeals from Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Coke, Comal, Concho, Fayette, Hays, Irion, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, McCulloch, Milam, Mills, Runnels, San Saba, Schleicher, Sterling, Tom Green, Travis and Williamson Counties.
The court hears appeals from trial courts in the Third Judicial District in both civil and criminal cases.
The court consists of six Justices serving six year terms.
A lifelong Democrat, Rosa is a local Democratic party club member, and long-time union member.
Rosa has served the people of Travis County for close to fifteen years, as an Assistant District and County Attorney.
Rosa has successfully prosecuted more than twenty jury trials and dozens of appeals, civil and criminal.