Diaz Law Firm

Cynthia A. Maldonado


Cynthia A. Maldonado

Attorney Cynthia A. Maldonado was born and raised in Weslaco, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley. She graduated from Baylor University in 1997 with her Bachelors in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. Thereafter, she earned her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist School of Law in 2000. During law school, Attorney Maldonado worked at the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office assisting victims of family violence and obtained a third year bar card to represent clients in divorce as a law student. Attorney Maldonado became licensed to practice law in November 2000.

Attorney Maldonado has served as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney for the both Cameron County and Bexar County Criminal District Attorney’s Offices. During her time as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney, she helped to write a federal grant and initiate the first ever domestic violence prosecution unit in Cameron County Texas. Attorney Maldonado has prosecuted child abuse criminal cases, assault family violence cases, child protection suits, and has spent twenty-three years in the court room dealing with families through various stressful situations. In March of 2023, Attorney Maldonado joined the Manuel Diaz Law Firm where her main focus is all areas of family law.


Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas
J.D. 2000

Baylor University
Waco, Texas
B.A. 1997
Political Science, Minor in Spanish


State Bar of Texas
Family Law Bar Association


English and Spanish


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