Yvette M. Salinas, was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and 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 who 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.
While in law school, Ms. Salinas was the President and founding member of the United Law Students Association, in addition to being a member of 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 Ms. Salinas served in the role of Associate Review editor her 2L year and as Review Editor in her final year of law school. Ms. Salinas was also a student attorney in the Wills, Probate, and Guardianship Clinic.
After receiving her Bar License Ms. Salinas decided to open up her own law practice in San Antonio and feels honored to give back to her hometown, Bexar County, and surrounding areas. Ms. Salinas practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, family law, guardianships, mediation, and probate.
The University of Texas at San Antonio—2003 to 2007; Bachelor’s of Arts in English and Political Science
Texas State University—San Marcos—2008-2010; Master of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Legal Studies
Texas Southern University—Thurgood Marshall School of Law—2011-2014; Juris Doctor