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Heather Scott

Heather Scott

Guerra, Leeds, Sabo & Hernandez, PLLC

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Heather's work combines: Law, Government, and Problem Solving

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Day In The Life


I represent governmental entities in defending civil rights litigation and tort claims.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Port Isabel High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Political Science and Government, General

    Southern Methodist University

  • Graduate Degree

    Juris Doctor, Law

    Southern Methodist University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Lawyers:

Bachelor's Degree: Political Science and Government, General

Graduate Degree: Juris Doctor, Law

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Going away to college. Coming from a small town and small high school, this was a difficult adjustment, but very doable!

  • 2.

    Taking the Bar Exam: Once you successfully complete law school, the real life test is the bar exam which you must pass to be licensed. Study hard! Where there's a will, there's a way!

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    You can't afford it; it's too difficult; you don't seem like you can handle being a lawyer

  • How I responded:

    I did the best I could. I tackled each struggle/difficulty one by one. It was not easy, but I'm a stronger and better person for having overcome those obstacles. Don't give up. Where there's a will, there's a way. You can do anything if you try.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Law school isn't cheap! And I'm definitely still paying for it. But it is manageable. If you can work before and during law school in the summers and save that money, do it! But not many can, and most all of us have to get student loans.