Heather Clement Tessmer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Tessmer Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
7800 IH-10 West, Suite 1201
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 210-812-2533
Fax: 210-368-9729
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Family Law (90%), Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Heather Clement Tessmer is a San Antonio, Texas-based solo practitioner. Ms. Tessmer has over 20 years of experience and handles cases involving business litigation, child custody, high-asset divorce and military divorce, serving clients throughout San Antonio. She has a wide range of experience with business and family law-related matters. 

As a certified family law attorney through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Ms. Tessmer has successfully resolved and litigated many complex family law cases over the course of her career. Recognizing her accomplishments, Scene in S.A. has included her on their “Best Lawyers” list, and she has received awards from the San Antonio Business Journal and the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Active in several professional organizations, Ms. Tessmer belongs to the Kendall County Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Foundation and the Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, as well as many sections of the State Bar of Texas. She is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and chairperson of the District 15C Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee.

Outside of her law practice, Ms. Tessmer engages in various community service activities. She is involved with several local organizations, including the Boerne Public Library Foundation, the Boerne Education Foundation, the Community Justice Program, Hill Country Cares, the Kendall County Women’s Shelter and the Rainbow Senior Center.

Ms. Tessmer earned a bachelor’s degree from Angelo State University and received her law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. She holds a license to practice law before all Texas state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Heather Clement Tessmer

Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://tessmerlawfirm.com/about/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Women in the Law, Family Law, Collaborative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, General Practice
  • San Antonio Bar Association and Foundation
  • Alamo Area Mediators Association
  • Chairman - District 15C Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow - District 10
  • Kendall County Bar Association
  • Member of Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western District Federal Courts
  • State Bar of Texas, 1999
  • Bexar County Women's Bar Association
  • Texas Family Law Foundation
  • Pro Bono College

Educational Background

  • Angelo State University, B.B.A., 1989
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Maintaining at least 30 hours of CLEs, 2009

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Feature articles in San Antonio Business Journal and San Antonio Woman Magazine

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Community Justice Program, San Antonio, Texas
  • St. Mary University School of Law Alumni
  • Hill Country Cares
  • Boerne Education Foundation
  • Eva's Heroes
  • Rotary of San Antonio
  • Kendall County Women's Shelter
  • Rainbow Senior Center at Kronkosky Place
  • Boerne Library Foundation

Honors/Awards

  • Best Lawyer, SA Scene Magazine, 2013
  • Most Improved Company, The Alternative Board, 2013
  • Brenda Vickery Johnson Award for Small Business, Nominee, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, 2014
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Nominee, National Association of Women Business Owners, 2016
  • Most Improved Company, The Alternative Board, 2015
  • Volunteer of the Month, June 2013, Community Justice Program, 2013
  • Most Interesting Member, The Alternative Board, 2013
  • Best Lawyer, SA Scene Magazine, 2014
  • Best Lawyer, S.A. Scene Magazine, 2016
  • Outstanding Lawyer Award, San Antonio Business Journal, 2014
  • Graduate, Leadership Boerne, 2013
  • Businesswoman of the Year, Nominee, Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce, 2013
  • Best Lawyer, S.A. Scene Magazine, 2015
  • Super Lawyers, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board-Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2016
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Office Location for Heather Clement Tessmer

7800 IH-10 West
Suite 1201
San Antonio, TX 78229

Phone: 210-812-2533

Fax: 210-368-9729

Last Updated: 6/24/2021

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