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Gamboa Law

Lubbock Trial Lawyer

At Gamboa Law, we offer representation in criminal defense, family law, and immigration. With Gamboa Law, you will receive superior legal advocacy that is personalized and compassionate. Most importantly, we will fight vigorously to defend your rights. We will always strive to go above and beyond as your legal counsel in order to achieve a desirable outcome.


Maritza Gamboa hails from Laredo, Texas but she was raised in Lubbock, Texas since the age of five years old.

She is also actively involved in the Lubbock community with the South Plains Food Bank Kids Café Program where for the last 6 years she has coached and prepared kids to finish a one-mile fun run at the Lubbock Arts Festival. She also helps with the Toys for Tots, Race for the Cure, Hispanic Association of Women to provide college scholarships for deserving women.


Maritza graduated from Frenship High School and then went on to attend Texas Tech University. While at TTU, she was chosen to participate in the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program due to being a first-generation college student. Within this program, she presented a historical presentation on South Africa’s Apartheid at a National Conference, which earned her many scholarships. After graduating in 2000 from TTU with a double major in History and Spanish, she became a Youth Counselor working with troubled youth in Lubbock and Hockley County before beginning her law career.

Legal Background

Maritza received her Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University Law School in San Antonio, Texas in 2005. During her time in law school, she studied Mexican Civil Law at the Universidad de Guanajuato and worked as a student attorney in the immigration clinic.

She obtained extensive trial experience prior to opening her law practice in Lubbock 2011. She spent time practicing in Killeen that focused extensively on criminal and family law with active military soldiers.

Maritza’s Qualifications

  • Texas Tech University - 2000
  • St. Mary’s Law - 2005
  • College of the State Bar of Texas; an honorary society that recognizes Texas Lawyers who attend at least double the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) hours needed each year - 2011
  • Trial Lawyers College, Wyoming – 2010
  • National Criminal Defense College Trial Practice Institute – 2010
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Trial College – 2013
  • Lubbock Bar Association – 2014
  • Mexican-American Bar Association – 2010
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association – 2012
  • Texas Family Lawyers – 2012
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 National Criminal Defense College

 Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. 

Disclaimer: The Gamboa Law website is intended for informational purposes only.  Nothing in the Gamboa Law sites is to be considered as either creating an attorney-client relationship between reader and attorney-at-law, Maritza Gamboa, or Gamboa Law.  This website is intended to provide general information about the law office and practice areas.  It is not intended to provide advice on specific legal matters and situations and does not create an attorney-client relationship. 

Maritza Gamboa Ferraro is an attorney that understands the sometimes overlapping issues in Criminal, Immigration, and Family law. She understands that the judgment from one case may impact another case involving these areas.


Maritza Gamboa Ferraro personally handles a case from the beginning until the end and strives to provide compassionate advocacy along with her extensive legal expertise.


She has extensive experience in Felony and Misdemeanor cases, numerous family law contested cases, and family based immigration matters.