CYNTHIA A. SPENCER, ATTORNEY AT LAW

 

Sole practitioner since 1989

 

Areas of law:

 

            Real estate                                           

            Corporate

            Business contracts

            Debtor Bankruptcy (Chapters 7 and 13)

            Creditor Bankruptcy

            Probate

            Commercial

            Trusts

            Estate planning

            Litigation in the Courts of Texas related to these areas.

 

Educational background:

 

            Garland High School, Garland, Texas, 1973

            Baylor University, B.S. in Biology, 1977

            Southern Methodist School of Law, J.D., 1982

           

Professional background:

 

            Licensed to practice law since 1983 in Texas and Federal Courts

            Solo practitioner in Garland, Texas 1983-1986

            Presiding Municipal Court Judge for the City of Garland, Texas

                 June 84-March 87

            Allen & Spencer, Garland, Texas  1986-1989

            Sole practitioner, Garland, Texas 1989-present    

 

Professional associations:

 

            Member of Texas State Bar Association

            Member of College of the State Bar of Texas (various years)

            Member of Dallas Bar Association

            Member of Garland Bar Association

            Admitted to practice before the Federal District Courts for the Northern

                 and Eastern Districts of Texas

 

Volunteer associations:

 

            Noon Exchange Club of Garland President 1995 Board of Directors

                 1992-1994

            Community Development Advisory Committee Member for the City of

                   Garland 1994-1995

            Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 1994-1997 Chair of

                    Legislative Committee 1994-1995

            Garland Symphony Orchestra Board 1995-1997

            YMCA Board of Directors 1996-1999

            YMCA Sustaining Drive Co-Chair 1996

            New Beginnings Center Board Member 2001-2004

            Visual Aid Volunteers Board Member 2004

            Lifelong member of First Baptist Church, Garland