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Noel Reese, Senior Executive Attorney


Noel Henry Reese is the founding member and a senior partner at Reese & Escobar, L.L.P. He was born in Gonzales, Texas on October 22, 1968. After growing up in Gonzales, he attended Texas Military Institute in San Antonio, Texas where he graduated with honors. He then attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1991.

Before law school, he worked a year as a Probation Officer in Gonzales and Lavaca Counties. He graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1994 and was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1995 and he was licensed to practice in the United States District Court, Western District of Texas in 1999. He is also a licensed real estate broker in the State of Texas.

He has lived in Mexico on several occasions and is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Reese is a published author in one of the law journals of the State Bar of Texas having served as the editor on the State Bar of Texas Environmental Law Journal. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Gonzales County Bar Association, the Texas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.


Eddie Escobar, Senior Executive Attorney


Eddie Escobar is a partner of Reese & Escober, L.L.P.  He was born in the Rio Grande Valley. He spent most of his life in Alice, Texas where he graduated from high school.  After high school graduation, he attend Texas A&M University-Kingsville where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a minor in English Literature.  Immediately after graduation, he attended law school at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

While in law school, Mr. Escobar took specialized courses in the areas of Labor/Employment Law and Civil Rights.  Also while in law school, Mr. Escobar worked as a student attorney for the St. Mary’s University Civil Justice Clinic.  While at the Clinic, he represented indigent clients in civil matters in the Bexar County courts.

Mr. Escobar has been with Reese, Escobar, Valis & Symms, LLP since September 2003.  During his tenure at the firm, he has represented clients with criminal charges including but not limited to: DWI, Intoxication Assault, Theft, Burglary, Credit Card Abuse, Robbery, Fraud, Forgery Manslaughter, Murder, Sexual Assaults, Stalking, Indecency and Injury with a Child, Narcotics, Evading Arrest, Drug Related Offenses and Tampering with Evidence.

Mr. Escobar has also represented clients in civil matters including Divorce, Child Support, Child Custody, Paternity, Guardianship, Probate & Wills and Business Litigation.

Mr. Escobar is fluent in Spanish.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Hispanic National Bar Association.