Isabel de la Riva (San Antonio, Texas) is the founding partner of de la Riva & Associates PLLC, a full service law firm established in San Antonio in 1999. Proudly serving the legal needs of the residents of Bexar County for 15 years, Ms. De la Riva has recently opened an office in Harris County, just west of downtown Houston.  Ms. de la Riva established a pattern of success early in her academic career by first earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Houston and continuing by graduating Magna Cum Laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law, culminating with the award of her Juris Doctorate degree in 1999. With a strong desire to give back to the legal community and provide opportunities for the next generation of professionals, Ms. de la Riva has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas in San Antonio and the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. She received the prestigious Northwest Noon Business and Professional Women’s award of “Women to Watch” in San Antonio for 2003.