Veronica Teresa Lerma is the owner and practicing attorney for Lerma Law, a solo-practitioner law firm in El Paso, Texas, focusing on criminal defense, family law, and appellate law. She is a graduate of Hanks High School, received her B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Ms. Lerma is licensed in the State of Texas and Federal Western District of Texas. She is a member of the State Bar College and has been distinguished as a top trial attorney in the United States.
Prior to starting her own practice, Ms. Lerma worked as a law clerk in the D.C. Superior Court; she also worked at Williams & Connolly law firm, Georgetown University Office of the President liaison to the University’s Board of Directors, and the Democratic National Committee. Ms. Lerma believes it is vital that we serve our community, which is why she dedicates her time to a number of volunteer activities. She loves to travel, is an avid reader, and speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and conversational Italian.