Experience that Matters

PERSONAL:
 
Born in San Antonio, Texas
Bilingual in Spanish
 
 
EDUCATION:
 
South San High School, 1977
Rice University, 1981 (B.A. History/Psychology)
University of Texas School at Law, 1984 (J.D.)
Admitted to Bar, 1984
Licensed to Practice in Federal Court
 
 
EMPLOYMENT:
 
1985-1986   Bexar County Assistant District Attorney
 
1987-1995   Clark & Gamble
                  Insurance defense, Trial litigation
 
1996-1999   Clark & Gonzales
                  Personal Injury, Insurance defense, Civil litigation
 
2000-2010   Law Offices of Norma Gonzales
                  Attorney at Law
                  Family Law litigation, Civil and Criminal Trial litigation
 
2011-2013   Gonzales & Torres-Stahl
                  Family Law litigation, Civil and Criminal trial litigation
 
2013–Pres   Law Offices of Norma Gonzales
                  Attorney at Law
                  Family Law litigation, Civil and Criminal trial litigation
 
Have tried over 100 jury trials (civil and criminal)
 
Peer Rated AV, which is the highest rating in legal ability inethical standards
 
 
MEMBER:
 
San Antonio Bar Association
Bexar County Women’s Bar Association (former director)
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
Former Board Member, Battered Women’s Shelter
American  Board  of  Trial  Advocates  (ABOTA),  Former President
Former F.A.C.T. Volunteer (Domestic Violence)
Life Member, VFW Post 9186 (Auxiliary)
Former member Municipal Court Advisory Committee to San Antonio City Council
 
 
FACULTY:
 
Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy,
St. Mary’s School of Law, 1999-present