Houston Attorney, Cynthia Thomson Diggs, was sworn in as incoming President of the Association of Women Attorneys Houston, at the organization’s March Luncheon in Houston.
Online PR News – 04-April-2013 – Houston, TX – Houston Attorney, Cynthia Thomson Diggs, was sworn in as incoming President of the Association of Women Attorneys Houston, at the organization’s March Luncheon in Houston.
The AWA is the only organization that focuses exclusively on the advancement of women law students, lawyers, and judges in the Houston area.
“There will always be a need to support women in law,” said Cynthia Diggs. “Whether they are students or corporate level professionals, AWA Houston is an important resource for women in law to sharpen their skills and share their success. I am honored to do my part as president.”
Diggs is the attorney-in-charge of the Houston office of Holmes, Diggs & Eames. She has co-chaired the Houston Boot Camp for third-year law students co-sponsored by the AWA and the Center for Women in Law. Diggs has practiced law for more than 25 years, and is Board Certified in Family Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Diggs has spent her entire legal career in Houston and the surrounding areas, and is a specialist in all types of family law and divorce cases. She has first-chair trial experience, including jury trials, and has successfully handled cases through the appellate process. Diggs is a member of the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association as well as the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists. She is also a member of the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists. Diggs served on the Pattern Jury Charge Committee, Family Law, State Bar of Texas from 2001 to 2002.
About the AWA
The Association of Women Attorneys Houston began in 1976 as a small group of women attorneys gathered in an empty courtroom to discuss ways to combine their strengths to improve opportunities for women attorneys and promote recognition of their capabilities. Today, the AWA has grown to a membership of 7,500 women attorneys, in Harris County alone, who host a variety of fundraisers, educational events and scholarships designed to empower women attorneys to maximize their potential for success.