Information For Attorneys

Welcome to Hoelscher Gebbia Cepeda PLLC’s (“HGC”) resource page for our colleagues. This page is designed to let you know how we at HGC may help make your life easier. Thank you for your dedication to your clients and to our profession!

This page covers:

  1. HGC’s Referral Policies
  2. Services offered to colleagues and legal professionals
  3. Links to documents helpful for Intoxication offenses, including those referenced in the LexisNexis Practice Guide “Texas Drunk Driving Law” by Joseph Hoelscher:
    1. Standard Field Sobriety Testing materials and manuals
    2. NHTSA Manuals and NHTSA Instructor Manuals
    3. ARIDE Manuals
    4. Breath Test Operator & Technical Supervisor manuals for Texas
    5. Texas DPS Lab manuals and Standard Operating Procedures
    6. Other DWI-related resources
  4. Legal Forms, Briefs, and Guides created by HGC

Disclaimer: nothing on this page is intended as legal advice nor do we warrant this information for any purpose. Your use of any information on this page confirms your consent to use these materials at your own risk. HGC does not update all of these materials regularly. Only attorneys should access this page. Attorneys who do so assume all liability for their use of the content on this page or referenced by this page. We are trying to be helpful, please don’t be jerks about it. Also, we reserve all rights to our intellectual property, so don’t go republishing our stuff without giving us credit. Use at your own risk.

Referral Fees and Policies

HGC is honored when our colleagues trust us with their clients. For that reason, we are happy to offer referral fees for criminal cases or discounts to clients referred by attorneys. We cannot offer referral fees in family law cases, but we are happy to associate as counsel. Referral fees will be disclosed to clients and regular case updates can be provided to referring counsel. If you are sending a client our way, please let us know in advance and ask the client to put your name in the “How Did You Find Us” line of our intake form.

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Services Offered to Attorneys

HGC lawyers are pleased to support our colleagues by consulting on cases and associating as counsel in San Antonio and the surrounding areas. Additionally, our experienced trial lawyers are able to testify as experts in a variety of areas. Our attorneys have strong credentials, including scholarly publication, CLE presentations, and professorships. In particular, Joe Hoelscher will provide free initial consultations for lawyers dealing with CPS cases, either directly or as a matter collateral to other litigation, such as criminal cases involving CPS. HGC can:

• Assist criminal attorneys with discovery of CPS materials (including forms), processing and organization of lengthy CPS files, and interpreting CPS materials,

• Coordinate with criminal attorneys by handling concurrent civil litigation in family or children’s court,

• Free initial consultations with attorneys whose clients have CPS issues,

• Expert testimony to support attorney’s fees in civil cases, including personal injury cases, support investigative time and expenses in criminal cases involving concurrent civil cases,

• Assistance for criminal lawyers whose clients face civil discovery or depositions,

• Free advice in DWIs and other intoxication offenses,

• Association as local counsel or covering counsel for specific settings.

Call 210-222-9132 and let our staff know you’re an attorney. We’re always happy to help out our colleagues. You can also use the contact form, here, which will email to a number of our staff and partners.


The following resources include various NHTSA manuals and SFST studies, many of which are referenced in Joe Hoelscher LexisNexis Practice Guide, “Texas Drunk Driving Law.” If you have suggestions for additional materials we should provide, please contact us. We will be updating regularly.