Honors and Awards Earned by Cynthia E. Hujar Orr



Scene in S.A. 2023 for Cynthia Scene in S.A. Women In Law 2023

Recognized by Best Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers as recognized by BL Rankings 2023

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 - Criminal Defense
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 – Criminal Defense

Certificate for The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 - Criminal Defense
Certificate for The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 – Criminal Defense

San Antonio Chamber of CommerceSan Antonio Chamber of Commerce

2021 San Antonio Best Female Lawyer - Scene In S.A. 2021 San Antonio Best Female Lawyer – Scene In S.A.

American Association of American Advocates Top Ranking Criminal Defense Attorney

Outstanding Women In Law - Scene In S.A. San Antonio’s Outstanding Women In Law – Scene In S.A. 2021

Recognized by Best Lawyers Recognized by BL Rankings 2021

tacdl logo 2015 Charles Butts Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award

NACDL - PresidentNACDL – President 2009-2010
NACDL - Spirit of Justice AwardNACDL – Spirit of Justice Award 2012
SACDLA - PresidentSACDLA – President 1998-1999
San Antonio Womens' Hall of FameSan Antonio Womens’ Hall of Fame 2006
TCDLA - PresidentTCDLA – President 2003-2004
American Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association – Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2007, 2008, 2012
The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Lawyers 2013
San Antonio Bar Association - President's AwardSan Antonio Bar Association – President’s Award 2010

University of Texas - Bachelor of Business AdministrationUniversity of Texas – Bachelor of Business Administration 1979
St. Mary's University - Juris DoctorSt. Mary’s University – Juris Doctor 1988
Texas Supreme Court - Admission to Practice LawTexas Supreme Court – Admission to Practice Law 1988
US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas West DistrictUS District Court – Admission to Practice in Texas West District 1989
NACDL - MemberNACDL – Member 1989
US Court of Appeals - Admission to Practice in 5th CircuitUS Court of Appeals – Admission to Practice in 5th Circuit 1990
US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Eastern DistrictUS District Court – Admission to Practice in Texas Eastern District 1991
US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Northern DistrictUS District Court – Admission to Practice in Texas Northern District 1991
US Supreme Court - Admission to PracticeUS Supreme Court – Admission to Practice 1992
US Court of Appeals - Admission to Practice in 4th CircuitUS Court of Appeals – Admission to Practice in 4th Circuit 1992
Texas Board of Legal Specialization - Criminal Law CertificationTexas Board of Legal Specialization – Criminal Law Certification 1994
American Bar Association - MemberAmerican Bar Association – Member 1994-1995
San Antonio Bar Association - President's AwardSan Antonio Bar Association – President’s Award 1995
US Court of Appeals - Admission to Practice in 9th CircuitUS Court of Appeals – Admission to Practice in 9th Circuit 1996
National Association of Women LawyersNational Association of Women Lawyers 1999-2000
TCDLA - President's AwardTCDLA – President’s Award 2000
National Association of Women Lawyers - Program CommitteeNational Association of Women Lawyers – Program Committee 2000
TCDLA - Voice for the Defense CoverTCDLA – Voice for the Defense Cover 2003-2004
San Antonio Business Journal - Who's Who in Law (Plaque)San Antonio Business Journal – Who’s Who in Law (Plaque) 2004
San Antonio Business Journal - Who's Who in Law (Sculpture)San Antonio Business Journal – Who’s Who in Law (Sculpture) 2004
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America as recognized by BL Rankings 2008
Martindale-Hubbell - AV Peer RatingMartindale-Hubbell – AV Peer Rating 2008
Featured in Super LawyersFeatured in Super Lawyers as recognized by Thomson Reuters 2009
San Antonio Business Journal - Women's Leadership AwardSan Antonio Business Journal – Women’s Leadership Award 2009
San Antonio Business Journal - Celebrating Outstanding WomenSan Antonio Business Journal – Celebrating Outstanding Women 2009
NACDL - Champion Magazine CoverNACDL – Champion Magazine Cover 2009
TCDLA - Board ResolutionTCDLA – Board Resolution 2009
Texas Board of Legal Specialization - Criminal Appellate Law CertificationTexas Board of Legal Specialization – Criminal Appellate Law Certification 2011
NACDL - Life MemberNACDL – Life Member
San Antonio Women's Hall of FameSan Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame
Featured in Texas LawyerFeatured in Texas Lawyer
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