Rebecca J. Carrillo

Top rated Family Law attorney in San Antonio, Texas

The Law Office of Rebecca J. Carrillo
Rebecca J. Carrillo
The Law Office of Rebecca J. Carrillo

Practice Areas: Family Law, Military & Veterans Law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2009

Education: St. Mary's University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019, 2021 - 2023

The Law Office of Rebecca J. Carrillo

12915 Jones-Maltsberger Rd
Suite 524
San Antonio, TX 78247 Visit website


Attorney Rebecca J. Carrillo focuses her practice solely on family law. Through her law firm, Rebecca J. Carrillo, PLLC, in San Antonio, Texas, she represents clients throughout the state with their sensitive and emotional legal issues. Dedicated to protecting what is most important to her clients, Ms. Carrillo offers dedicated, compassionate counsel in the following practice areas:

·         Divorce

·         Child support

·         Child custody

·         Wills

·         Adoptions

·         Military divorces

·         Collaborative divorces

·         Restraining orders

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in political science and sociology from Texas A&M University in 2006, Ms. Carrillo attended St. Mary’s University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2009. The State Bar of Texas admitted her to practice that same year, and Ms. Carrillo is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas as well as the Supreme Court of Texas.

As an attorney, Ms. Carrillo cares about her clients. By providing personalized attention to each case she represents, she is able to better address her clients' concerns and devise more effective solutions for their specific needs and goals. Although she prefers collaborative methods to resolve issues between divorcing parties, she will not hesitate to advocate on behalf of her clients in court when necessary. In all cases, Ms. Carrillo treats her clients with the respect they deserve while protecting their best interests.

Dedicated to her practice, Ms. Carrillo remains active in several professional legal organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Texas Aggie Bar Association and the San Antonio Bar Association.

Practice areas

Family Law, Military/Veterans Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Military Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 90% Family Law
  • 10% Military/Veterans Law

First Admitted: 2009, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Top Family Lawyer, Scene in SA Magazine, 2020
  • Top 10 Attorneys, American Jurist Institute, 2018
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorney for Texas, American Jurist, 2017
  • UP-AND-COMING 50: 2019 WOMEN TEXAS RISING STARS LIST, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40, National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates, 2016
  • Top 10 Attorneys, National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys, 2018 and 2019
  • Family Law Top 10 Award, Attorney and Practice Magazine, 2018
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio, Scene in SA Magazine, 2018
  • 10 Best, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
  • Best S.A. Lawyers San Antonio Scene Magazine(According to Scene in S.A. Monthly), 2013, 2014 and 2015 
  • A&P's Top 10 Family Law Attorney Award, Attorney and Practice Magazine, 2019 and 2020
  • 2018 Top 10% Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012 and 2019 Client Distinction Award- Martindale Hubbell
  • Texas Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’ List, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2019
  • Best Lawyers in San Antonio: Family Law (According to Scene in S.A. Monthly), 2010 - 2011
  • Magister for the honors legal fraternity, Phi Delta Phi-Tarlton Inn, St. Mary’s University, School of Law, 2008 - 2009
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Comment, Lives in Defense Counselor Hands: The Problems and Responsibilities of Defense Counsel Representing Mentally Ill or Mentally Retarded Capital Defendants, 11 Scholar 413 (2009)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • San Antonio Bar Association: Appellate Law Section
  • Aggie Bar Association
  • Collaborative Professionals Association  of San Antonio (Board Member 2013)
  • San Antonio Bar Association: Litigation Section
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association: Family Law Division
  • Supreme Court of Texas for State of Texas
  • Bexar County Women’s Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, B.A. in Political Science & Sociology, 2006
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Rebecca Carrillo is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization!  Board Certification is a mark of excellence and a distinguishing accomplishment - one that roughly 10% of Texas attorneys claim!, 2016

Office location for Rebecca J. Carrillo

12915 Jones-Maltsberger Rd
Suite 524
San Antonio, TX 78247

Phone: 210-405-6623


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019, 2021 - 2023

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Up-and-Coming 50: Women Texas Rising Stars: 2019

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