YESSIKA MONAGAS, Associate, joined McCreary, Veselka, Bragg & Allen in April, 2013. Her practice is concentrated on ad valorem tax matters, primarily in appraisal district litigation. She earned her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center (2012) and was an editor for the Houston Journal of International Law where her comment on international expropriations was published in 2012. Yessika earned her B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin (2008) with a minor in International Business through the Foundation Program from the McCombs School of Business.
During law school, Yessika worked at the University of Houston’s Civil Clinic representing individuals who could not afford legal assistance and worked as an intern for the 127th District Court in Houston, Texas.
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Yessika moved to Austin at a young age. She enjoys reading and traveling, and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, J.D., 2012 University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A., 2008