“I have enormous respect for the grievance procedure, and I’m honored to have been asked to be part of this process,” says Ms. Cruz, whose term continues through July 1, 2014.
Dedicated to the review of professional complaints against attorneys, District 1 covers Bowie, Camp, Cass, Collin, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood counties.
“Monica will be an ideal fit for this committee,” says Scott Downing, a name partner in McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing and former chairman of the District 1A Grievance Committee. “She is not only dedicated to maintaining the integrity of the legal profession, but also someone who will be fair and impartial in making her decisions.”
Ms. Cruz’s practice is devoted to the practice of Family Law. As a member of the Collaborative Professionals of Dallas, her practice also is open to the use of mediation and collaborative law options. Prior to joining McCurley Orsinger, she served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Division for the Texas Attorney General’s Office.
With offices in Dallas and San Antonio, McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, L.L.P., is one of the largest firms in Texas specializing solely in Family Law. Each of the firm's partners is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Two firm partners also hold additional certifications in Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law.