Administrative Chief, Civil Division


Teresa Guerra Snelson has served as an Associate Judge with the Dallas County Civil District Courts for the past eight years, and is the former President of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association.  She began her career as an Assistant Attorney General in the Tort Litigation Division of the Texas Attorney General’s Office. Her illustrious career also includes trying several cases representing the Texas Department of Public Safety, where she was recruited to be Senior Assistant General Counsel. Teresa Guerra Snelson attended the University of Houston, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She continued on to receive a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center in 1991.