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Yvette Salinas

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The Law Office of Yvette M. Salinas
San Antonio Texas 78204

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The Law Office of Yvette M. Salinas
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319 Probandt Street
San Antonio, Texas, 78204
United States

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About Yvette Salinas

Yvette M. Salinas, born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and presently licensed to practice in the State of Texas, is an active member of the State Bar of Texas. Yvette is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Texas Southern University?s Thurgood Marshall School of Law where she received her J.D. Prior to attending law school, Yvette attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, where she was a double degree major whom obtained a Bachelor of Arts in both English and Political Science. After earning her Bachelor?s degrees, she went on to purse her Master?s Degree at Texas State University-San Marcos, earning her Master of Arts in Political Science, with a Minor in Legal Studies. During her time in law school, Yvette was involved in a number of student organizations, including being a founding member and President of the United Law Students Association. Additional student organizations involvement included: the Hispanic Law Students Association, The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Journal for Gender, Race and Justice. While on the Law Journal, her duties were an Associate Review editor in her 1st year on the journal and the Review Editor in her 2nd year. In addition to being active in student organizations, Yvette held a Research Assistant position to her Property Law professor during her second year in law school and, then became one of his Property Law Tutors in her 3rd year of law school. Another of Yvette?s achievements was being selected to participate in the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Wills, Probate, and Guardianship Legal Clinic for her 3rd year in law school. This highly competitive selection process only accepts 6 chosen students each semester to be a part of this clinic. During her time in the legal clinic, Yvette worked under the direct supervision of a licensed attorney. It was here that she received a wealth of knowledge of how to draft Wills, Statutory Durable Power of Attorneys, Medical Power of Attorneys, Advanced Directives, HIPAA releases, Admit a Will for Probate, Application for Guardianships, Proving up of Wills, Proving up Guardianship matters, Small Estate Affidavits, Determination of Heirships, and other related matters. A notable event from this clinic position was her assignment to a very complex Probate case where the estate was valued at over $2 million dollars. As a result of the complexity of the case, Yvette received special permission from the Law School Dean to continue into the Spring semester in the Legal Clinic, making her the Senior Student Attorney in the Wills, Probate, and Guardianship Legal Clinic. Through her hard work and dedication, she was able to get a large settlement in favor of her client. In addition to her experience in the Wills, Probate, and Guardianship sector of the law, Yvette interned at the Boling Law Firm, in San Marcos, Texas where she gained experience in Family Law. During her time interning at the Boling Law Firm, Yvette assisted with numerous Divorce, Child Support, and Child Custody Cases. Yvette remains hard working, dedicated, motivated, and committed to assisting her clients in any way possible to help them resolve their legal issues. Her compassion and understanding enhance not only her role as a Counselor, but also demonstrate just how seriously she sees her role as an Attorney at law. The areas of law in which Yvette practices are: Family Law, including but not limited to: Child Support, Child Custody, Divorce, and Pre-nuptial agreements, Wills, Probate, Guardianship, and other general civil matters.

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