Our Staff

Jazmin Martinez


Jazmin is the face of Hoelscher Gebbia Cepeda PLLC as our bilingual receptionist. Often the first person new clients talk to, she can help arrange appointments, receive documents, and help our guests comfortable. Jazmin joined the firm from Shumway Van, a large law firm. She is a native of El Paso, Texas and has formerly worked for Allstate and Farmer's Insurance Companies.

Clarissa Martinez

Office Manager/Client Services


Clarissa is the first person our existing clients call. She has over a decade of experience running legal practices and writing bail bonds. Clarissa can answer most client questions. Previously the office manager for the Law Office of William T. Reece, Clarissa helped start Hoelscher Gebbia, PLLC, now Hoelscher Gebbia Cepeda, PLLC.

Melissa Wende Hoelscher

Finance Manager

Melissa handles bookkeeping, billing, and marketing for Hoelscher Gebbia Cepeda, PLLC law firm. Before earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Texas A&M - Galveston, she graduated from Alamo Heights High School. Melissa provided fanatical support in the sales organization at Rackspace prior to helping found Hoelscher Gebbia Cepeda, PLLC. As a Racker, she earned awards for sales and a variety of technical certifications. Melissa has been a past Condo Board President and a member of the School Board for Windcrest Presbyterian Church Day School. Her favorite hobby is crochet, with Pokemon Go a close second.

John Sandheinrich

Law Clerk

John, a former criminal prosecutor in Boston, Massachusetts, handles legal research and criminal motions drafting while obtaining licensure in Texas. He has significant jury trial experience. Prior to becoming an attorney, John served in the United States Army Airborne. He is a graduate of Madison High School, University of Texas at San Antonio, and New England School of Law.