Zacery A. Munoz began his criminal defense career as a law clerk for the Law Offices of Chad Van Brunt and the Law Offices of John T. Hunter. He then went on to clerk with legal legends Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr, working on intricate matters including murder, bribery, money laundering, sexual assault, federal drug conspiracy, state, civil forfeiture, civil right 1983 actions, federal writs of habeas corpus and criminal appellate matters. Additionally, Zacery assisted in the 2017–2018 revision of the Texas Annotated Code of Criminal Procedure and Texas Penal Code printed and published by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Before earning a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary's University School of Law, Zacery graduated Cum Laude from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice with a focus on legal studies.
While attending St. Mary's Law School, Zacery was a criminal defense student attorney at the Center for Legal and Social Justice. As a student attorney, Zacery handled matters ranging from misdemeanors to felony charges.
Zacery primarily focuses on state criminal litigation, criminal appeals,, civil right actions, and post-conviction writs of habeas corpus.
Zacery is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Zacery has also been voted Best S.A. Lawyer 2019 to present, since being admitted into the practice of law.
Adam J. Paltz began his legal career working full time as a legal assistant for the Law Offices of Carroll & Hinojosa while attending Wayland Baptist University as a full-time night student. During his tenure at Carroll & Hinojosa, Adam assisted in numerous complex criminal trials, from murder, aggravated sexual assault, forgery of a financial instrument, possession of a controlled substance, driving while intoxicated. He also assisted in major family law and personal injury cases as well.
Before attending St. Mary's School of Law, Adam graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Management.
While attending St. Mary's School of Law, Adam competed and was a quarterfinalist in the Hyden Mock Trial Competition. Additionally, Adam was a criminal defense student attorney at the Center for Legal and Social Justice where he zealously defended low-income residents of San Antonio from various criminal charges.
Adam had the opportunity to work as a law clerk for the Law Office of Sareen and Bozza where he further developed a passion for criminal defense.
Adam was fortunate to be awarded the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Scholarship.
Adam primarily focuses on state criminal litigation and family law matters.
Adam is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and has been voted as one of Best S.A. Lawyers since being admitted into practice.