Teresa Schiller

Teresa Schiller

Location:
Waco, Texas
Phone:
254-776-5500
Fax:
254-776-3591
Email:

Teresa is a business and employment lawyer in Texas with 22 years of legal experience focused on cost-effective problem-solving for clients. Her business law practice includes advising on transactions and litigating disputes. Teresa's employment law practice includes counseling and dispute resolution. She has assisted clients in matters involving wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and workplace injury. A demonstrated leader, she served as president of the New York Women's Bar Association while practicing law in New York City. Teresa also coordinated volunteers in New York's legal community following 9/11. She clerked for a federal trial court judge in Chicago and a federal appellate judge in Wilmington, Delaware. Teresa also taught English in public schools in Japan. A native Texan, she grew up in Brenham and now lives in West.

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Employment Law – Employee
  • Employment Law – Employer
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Rice University, Houston, Texas
    • B.A. cum laude

Published Works

Classes/Seminars

  • Co-Presenter, "Best Practices in Employment Law", Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, PLLC, 2017
  • Speaker, "Investigating an Employment Complaint", Society for Human Resource Management, Heart of Texas Chapter, 2017
  • Speaker, "Responding to 9/11 in New York City", Temple Rotary Club, 2017

Honors and Awards

  • Public Speaking Award, Baylor Orators Toastmasters (May 5, 2017)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rotary Club of Waco-Lake Brazos, Member, November 1, 2017 - Present
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Heart of Texas Chapter, Member, October 12, 2017 - Present
  • Temple Chamber of Commerce, Member, May 15, 2017 - Present
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Member, November 20, 2017 - Present
  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, Member, August 11, 2016 - Present
  • Bell County Bar Association, Member, June 19, 2017 - Present