Probate Court 2 Staff

Position Name Phone Number
Judge Tom Rickhoff (210) 335-2190
Administrative Assistant Samantha G. Guerra (210) 335-2190
Auditor Liz McDevitt (210) 335-2244
Assistant Auditor Liza Cueto-Vasek (210) 335-0491
Court Clerk Teresa Guerra (210) 335-2546
Court Investigator Sue Bean (210) 335-2279
Court Reporter Veronica Lugo Bowles (210) 335-2466
Staff Attorney Martin Collins (210) 335-0490

Court Staff Bios

Please note that the Court staff can tell you about the services of the Court and can answer questions about how the Court works, but they cannot give legal advice or answer legal questions. If you need someone to research the law and give you legal advice, you should hire an attorney.

Samantha (Sam) Guerra, Probate Court No. 2, Administrative Assistant

Call the Administrative Assistant with questions regarding:

Elizabeth (Liz) McDevitt, Probate Court No. 2, Auditor

Liz McDevitt traveled and lived abroad for thirteen years before returning to the U.S. with her Bachelor’s of Arts in Textiles and Fine Arts from the West Surrey College of Art and Design in Farnham, England. Upon her return to Texas, Ms. McDevitt was employed by a law practice in El Paso specializing in probates and guardianships. In 1995, she received her CLA designation as a “Certified Legal Assistant” from the University of Texas at El Paso. Four years later, Ms. McDevitt moved to San Antonio and joined the Probate Court No. 2 team under then Judge Marion.

Attorneys (and their staff) may call the Court Auditors (Liz McDevitt or Liza Cueto-Vasek) with questions about:

Elizabeth (Liza) Cueto-Vasek, Probate Court No. 2, Auditor

Liza Cueto-Vasek has a degree in French Literature and Philosophy from the French Institute of Latin America, and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She moved to San Antonio thirty-four years ago where she began work in real estate and various community service projects. In 2010, Ms. Cueto-Vasek began working for Bexar County as an Assistant Auditor for Probate Court No. 2.

Teresa Guerra, Probate Court No. 2, Court Clerk

Call the Court Clerk with questions regarding:

Susan (Sue) Bean, Probate Court No. 2, Court Investigator

Sue Bean was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, but moved to Texas to attend the University of Incarnate Word, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in 1970. She later received her Master’s degree in Education from A & M University in Kingsville, formerly A & I University, and she is currently working on her doctoral dissertation. From 1973 to 2003, Ms. Bean taught high school, which she left to join the Probate Court 2 staff.

Call the Court Investigator with questions about:

Veronica Lugo-Bowles, Probate Court No. 2, Court Reporter

Call the Court Reporter when you need a transcript from a hearing.

Martin Collins, Probate Court No. 2, Staff Attorney

Martin Collins graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law with his Juris Doctorate in 1988, after obtaining an undergraduate degree in Accounting. After law school, Mr. Collins joined his father’s practice at Collins, DeWall, and Riley, specializing in family law. In 2004, he joined Bexar County Probate Court No. 2 as the Staff Attorney, and in 2010, he was awarded the Outstanding Lawyer Award by the San Antonio Business Journal.

Please speak to the Staff Attorney if you have any questions regarding:

Please note that Mr. Collins cannot answer any questions regarding legal strategy.