Cynthia Eva Hujar

San Antonio, Texas
Experience: 29 years
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About Cynthia Eva Hujar

Cynthia Hujar Orr uses her extensive experience to aid those across Texas facing a range of criminal charges. She is a highly respected member of the criminal defense community and has received numerous awards for her contributions to her field. She is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law, a distinction earned by less than 10% of attorneys. After earning her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Cynthia began studying law at St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio. She received her license to practice law in Texas in 1988 and has since become licensed to represent clients before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals 4th, 5th, 9th, and 11th Circuit Courts, and the U.S. District Courts of Texas. The wide range of cases that Cynthia has tackled as a member of Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley includes a variety of state and federal charges, including white collar fraud cases and felony drug offenses. She has persevered in the face of challenging situations and her tireless work ethic has earned her the respect of her clients and peers. Among the high profile cases that she has taken on, she successfully obtained the first Confession of Error by the State of Texas in a death penalty case in addition to working alongside The Innocence Project to exonerate those wrongfully convicted in Texas. As a passionate member of the legal community, Cynthia has held leadership positions in several organizations, including serving as the Chair-Elect of the Criminal Justice Section, a member of the Standards Committee and a Representative in the House of Delegates at the American Bar Association. She has aided her local legal community by helping to found the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and has served as both its President and the President of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Among the many honors that she has received, she has been named a Texas

Language(s) Spoken by Cynthia Eva Hujar

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime

Fees

  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • TexasSince 1988

Professional Experience

  • Attorney Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley 1986 - Current

Education

  • St. Mary's University Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.) 1988

Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas The American Trial Lawyers Association 2007
  • San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame The San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame 2006
  • Best Lawyers in America Woodward/White, Inc. 2005
  • Texas Super Lawyer Texas Monthly Magazine 2003

Professional Association

  • The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce #224907 Board of Directors 2008 - Current
  • San Antonio Bar Association (Criminal Law Sub committee) #224908 Member 2006 - Current
  • Texas State Bar #224909 Member 1988 - Current
  • American Bar Association #224910 Criminal Justice Council Chair 2014 - 2015
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers #224911 President 2009 - 2010
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association #224912 President 2003 - 2004
  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association #224913 President 2000 - 2000

Articles & Publications

  • Michael Morton Act Public Defender Training Conference June 11, 2014
  • Civil Asset Forfeiture in Texas National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers February, 2010

Certifications

  • Criminal Law Texas Boad of Legal Specialization

Address

310 S St Mary's St #2900
San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78205 USA

Telephone: (800) 226-6465
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