Three from McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing Among Top Young Lawyers in Texas

Monica Cruz, Porter Corrigan and Holly Eckert among the Family Law attorneys selected to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars listing.
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March 12, 2014 - PRLog -- DALLAS – Three attorneys from the Dallas and San Antonio offices of the Family Law boutique McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, L.L.P. (, have been selected to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young lawyers.

This marks the fifth time Dallas associate Monica Cruz ( has been named to the list of the state’s up-and-coming attorneys and the fourth for San Antonio associate R. Porter Corrigan ( Dallas associate Holly Eckert ( made the list for the first time.

Texas Rising Stars recognizes the state’s leading attorneys who are 40 or younger, or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Selection is based on peer nominations and extensive editorial review, with only 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys chosen for the honor each year. It is a companion to the Texas Super Lawyers listing of the top attorneys in the state. Eight lawyers from McCurley Orsinger were named to the 2013 Texas Super Lawyers list, including six partners listed among the Top 100 attorneys in Texas – the most from any law firm.

Ms. Cruz represents clients in cases involving children’s issues, including custody and support disputes. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas District 1 Grievance Committee. She earned her law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2006 and her undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University in 1999.

Mr. Corrigan represents clients in Family Law matters at both the trial court and appellate levels. He earned his law degree in 2007 from St. Mary’s University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in 2002.

Ms. Eckert’s practice focuses on divorce, complex property division, modification actions, enforcement actions and child custody matters. She also is experienced in using mediation to help resolve clients’ cases. She earned her law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2006 and her undergraduate degree from Hardin-Simmons University in 2002.

The complete listing of Texas Rising Stars is available online at The list also appears in the April 2014 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines.

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 name partners is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and all partners are members of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists. All partners are Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and one name partner holds additional certification in Civil Appellate Law.

For more information on the firm’s honors, please visit or contact Rhonda Reddick at 800-559-4534 or

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