Cynthia Marie Chapa

Cynthia Marie Chapa

Attorney
Location:
San Antonio, Texas
Phone:
866-356-4278 (Toll free)
Fax:
210-855-9980
Email:

Cynthia Marie Chapa graduated from St. Mary's University in 2002 with a B.A. in Political Science and St. Mary's University School of Law in 2006 with a Juris Doctorate. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2007.

She has earned a pro-bono certificate for clinical work at the Center for Legal and Social Justice Immigration Clinic. As a Student Attorney, she represented clients before the Immigration Court and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service. She received the Leos Award for Excellence in Clinical Work in 2006. From May 2007 to December 2011, Ms. Chapa was a partner in the Law Offices of Arellano and Chapa.

Ms. Chapa has worked with state issues serving as State Representative Joaquin Castor's District Director since 2003. She has helped parents collect child support from errant parents; organized book drives to raise thousands of books for local schools, arranged clothing drives to benefit the San Antonio Children's Shelter, SAM Shelter and various other shelter's across San Antonio; and helped neighbors come together to have a voice in local and state government. Her dedication to community has not wavered. In recent years she has helped organized the district health and job fairs, the Families Helping Families and Profiles in Change events.

Ms. Chapa opened her law office in May 2007. She currently focuses her practice in Family, Criminal, Personal Injury, Real Estate and Probate law.

Andrew Borrego and Ruben Moreno of Moreno & Borrego Law are of Counsel.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2007

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Business Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Pro-Bono Certificate for clinical work at the Center for Legal and Social Justice Immigration Clinic

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2007

Education

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. - May, 2006
  • St. Mary's University
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • American Institute Of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) 10 Best , 2017
  • Who's Who Top Attorney's of North America, 2017
  • San Antonio Area Retired Teacher Association Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding performance and lasting contribution to all Texas retirees in the field of Public Education, 2016
  • American Institute Of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) 10 Best , 2016
  • Light of Hope Award for Compassion and Commitment to Serve and Honor Families, 2015
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Dedication and Support to the Families of Edgewood ISD, 2015
  • San Antonio Scene Magazine Top Lawyers - as chosen by their peers June 2014 Family Law, 2014
  • Received the Leos Award for Excellence in Clinical Work, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Joaquin Castor’s District Director, 2003 - Present
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Family Law
  • General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm
  • Judicial Section
  • Litigation Section
  • Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Arellano and Chapa, Partner, 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • San Antonio Children’s Shelter
  • Center for Legal
  • Social Justice Immigration Clinic
  • SAM Shelter