Mari Garza

Mari Garza

Managing Partner
Location:
San Marcos, Texas
Phone:
512-591-0696
Fax:
512-667-7374
Email:
Mari Garza is an attorney and mediator with the Law Offices of Mari Garza and Lynn Peach, PLLC.  She practices extensively in family law, probate, estate planning, and also enjoys serving as a private mediator.  As a member of the Family Law Section and the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Ms. Garza enjoys staying current in the areas of law in which she practices.

Ms. Garza earned her J.D. in 2013 from Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas, where she was a member of the International Law Review Association and served as the 2012-2013 Editor-in-Chief for the Law and Business Review of the Americas.  Ms. Garza obtained her Master of Arts degree in Legal Studies in 2007 and her Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Political Science and Spanish, graduating summa cum laude in 2006, from Texas State University - San Marcos.  Ms. Garza is returning to her alma mater Spring 2018 to teach graduate-level courses in Legal Drafting and Estates and Trusts in the Legal Studies program.

Ms. Garza is a native of San Marcos is proud to be able to serve the community where she grew up.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Family Law
  • 20% Estate Planning and Probate
  • 5% Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2014

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Law and Business Review of the Americas, Editor-in-Chief, 2012 - 2013
  • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • B.A. - 2006
  • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • M.A. - 2007

Classes/Seminars

  • Legal Drafting, Texas State University, 2018 - Present
  • Estates and Trusts, Texas State University, 2018 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hays County Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas, REPTL Section, Member, 2013 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Texas Bar College, Family Law Section, Member, 2013 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mediation - 40 Hour Basic Training, 2007
  • Advanced Family Mediation Training, 2015

Languages

  • Spanish