Greta McFarling

Greta McFarling


Greta’s practice focuses on civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on appeals, mandamus proceedings, and appellate litigation support. Greta has over thirteen years of appellate experience gained from her work as a staff attorney at the Fourth Court of Appeals.

Greta is also a strong supporter of providing pro bono legal services. During law school, Greta obtained relief for a client seeking asylum from Pakistan while working as a student attorney in the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic.


  • Texas State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
  • Board Certified – Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2022
  • Best San Antonio Lawyers, Scene in S.A. Magazine for Appellate (15+ years) and Civil Litigation Defense (15+ years), 2021

Speaking Engagements:

  • Co-Presenter, Contract Litigation and Recovery of Attorney’s Fees, San Antonio Young Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Proving Up Attorney’s Fees, 43rd Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference, UT Law, November 22, 2019
  • Honing Your Writing Skills, Bexar County Women’s Bar Association CLE Retreat, June 14, 2019


  • The U Visa: Another Remedy for Battered Immigrant Women, The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice, Volume 7, Issue 127 (2004).
  • Texas Bar Foundation: Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation: Fellow
  • Leadership San Antonio: Class 45
  • The Magik Theatre: Board of Directors, 2019 – 2022
  • SAY Sí: Board of Directors, 2020 – 2022
  • Bexar County Women’s Bar Association and Foundation: 2018 President
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Appellate Section: Member and Special Events Co-Chair