Valera is a Menard, Texas native.  She graduated from Menard High School in 1999 and received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in 2003.  She went on to attend Texas Tech University School of Law where she graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2006.  Valera’s primary areas of practice are estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, real estate, and contracts.  She offices in Menard and San Angelo.

Education:  Graduated from Texas Tech University (BA in English, minor in Spanish, summa cum laude, 2003); graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law (Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2006); admitted to State Bar of Texas, 2006.

Professional Affiliations:  Texas Young Lawyers’ Association; State Bar Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section.

Past and Current Community Positions:  “Wills for Heroes” volunteer, VBS and Sunday School teacher and pianist, Junior League member, Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity member and chairman.

Personal:  Married with three children.  Enjoys spending time with her family, playing the piano, traveling, and seeing the great state of Texas.