Zamora & Schoon, PLLC

"The love for justice that is in us is not only the best part of our being but it is also the most true to our nature." --Cesar Chavez

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Firm Overview

Our firm focuses on defending people arrested or otherwise accused of a crime, as well as assisting people with resolving family matters. We primarily serve Comal, Hays, and Guadalupe Counties, and our office is centrally located in New Braunfels, Texas.

If you need help resolving your family issues, if you have been accused of a crime, or want to appeal your conviction, we want to help.

Main Office

Main
118 South Union Avenue
New Braunfels  TX  78130

Phone
  • (830) 627-0044
Fax
  • (830) 620-5657

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

We offer a free one hour in-person consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Fees are determined by the level and complexity of the case. Most criminal cases require a flat, non-refundable fee which covers the entire representation, including jury trial. Most family law cases require a retainer, and are billed hourly. Payment plans are available in most cases.

Hourly Rates

variable

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Other times by appointment.

Office Manager

Leanne Jones

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

Spanish

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We focus on criminal defense and family law because that's what we are passionate about.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I encourage clients to learn as much as they can about the law, but I want them to get accurate information. I provide resources for those who want to do their own research because there is a lot of misinformation out there, especially from friends, family members, or the guy sitting next to you at the jail who may have had a similar case. Even when two people are charged with the exact same crime, there are many variables to consider in determining strategies or predicting possible outcomes.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

No

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I will only do this on the most minor cases, such as speeding tickets or driving on suspended licenses. In most cases, clients should NEVER represent themselves - there's too much at stake.

Susan Schoon

Both Susan & Rose Zamora previously worked for Hollub & Associates in Seguin, Texas before forming their own firm. The owner, Heather Hollub, had decided to run for District Attorney of Guadalupe County (ultimately successfully), and closed down her private practice. Prior to that, Susan was a solo practitioner, always focused on criminal defense.

During her 3rd year in law school, she was enrolled in the Criminal Justice Clinic at St. Mary's University School of Law. She was able to represent indigent people accused of misdemeanors, under the supervision of her professors. That experience, and the wealth of knowledge and passion passed on from my clinical professors, makes her a better lawyer.

Firm strengths are in evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of a case, and being able to explain these to a client in a way he or she understands. We also try to understand the things that are important to a client, and what he or she has going on in life right now in order to obtain a favorable outcome for that person.

License
  • Bar Number: 24046803
    Texas , 2004
Education
  • St. Mary's University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    Magna Cum Laude
  • Texas State University
    Bachelor of Arts , 1992
    San Marcos, TX
    Major - Psychology
    Minor - English

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