Greta McFarling is a St. Mary’s graduate who has worked as a staff attorney at the Fourth Court of Appeals for the past 10 years. She's been a BCWB board member since 2013 and has most recently served as Treasurer and co-chair of Autumn Affair.
Hella Scheuerman is a graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law and has been in private practice since 1997. She is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Scene in San Antonio Magazine has recognized her as a Best Lawyer in personal injury (2009, 2012), civil litigation (2011), and general litigation (2013-2015). She is a Fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation, a member of the Grant Review Committee for Impact San Antonio, and is a Member of the Woman’s Council in her local Parish.
Shari Y. Mao is an associate in the Corporate & Securities section at Jackson Walker. During law school, Ms. Mao interned for Chief Judge Fred Biery of the United States District for the Western District of Texas. Shari was the 2015 Young Belva. She chaired the first annual Swearing In Ceremony, and took on an update to our by-laws.
Lindsay Scaief Riley received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and her J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law. After serving as a Briefing Attorney on the Fourth Court of Appeals, Lindsay joined Dykema Cox Smith, as a litigation associate. Lindsay also serves as one of the BCWB Luncheon Committee Co-Chairs and as Auction co-chair.
Brittany Weil was raised in Corpus Christi, where she also completed her undergraduate studies. At St. Mary’s University School of Law she was a member of the John Harlan Society, which is reserved for the top ten percent of the graduating class. After completing law school, Ms. Weil began her career practicing oil and gas law. She then joined Curl Stahl Geis in 2009, and began her commercial litigation practice. Ms. Weil currently handles a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including contract, business tort, real estate, construction, and natural resources disputes.
Nicole E. Jackson opened her own boutique law firm in 2015. Prior to that, Nicole was a shareholder and managing partner of a local firm focused on insurance defense throughout South Texas and New Mexico.Nicole’s practice is focused on providing legal advice to both business owners and individuals facing difficult legal challenges.Nicole serves the role as in-house counsel to many local businesses, advising them on issues ranging from employment matters to contract review and litigation.Additionally, Nicole works with individuals seeking estate planning or assistance with probate and/or guardianship matters.Nicole has been on the BCWB board since 2017; she chaired the annual retreat and co-chaired the Law Day committee.