Attorney Carlos R. Cortez of the Dallas-based Cortez Law Firm, PLLC, was recently named an Elite Lawyer for the second year in a row. A former judge of the 44th Texas State Civil District Court, Carlos focuses his practice on civil litigation and personal injury.
DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Elite Lawyer is a directory and rating service that awards and recognizes attorneys who have displayed a superior level of competence in their practice areas and received acknowledgment from their peers, community, bar, and committees. It is a comprehensive resource for attorneys and consumers who are looking to hire a highly respected lawyer in their area.
An award-winning judge for the State of Texas from 2007-2014, Carlos also served on a Presidential Inaugural Committee, presided over the largest corporate buyout lawsuit in the history of American jurisprudence, and was presented the Medal of Friendship by the President of Mongolia at the United Nations for his judicial service.
Active in the legal community, Carlos was recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice for his pro bono work for the victims of the 9/11 tragedy as well as by the Dallas Bar Association for his pro bono work for Hurricane Katrina victims. As an accomplished attorney, his professional affiliations include the State Bar of Texas; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; Dallas Bar Association; and Dallas Trial Lawyers Association.
Recognized for his outstanding work in the field of law, Carlos has received many awards, including being selected to D Magazine's list of Best Lawyers Under 40; Rising Star - Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers (2005); and The National Law Journal's Top Verdicts of the Year.
Carlos is admitted to practice in the State of Texas and the U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas. After receiving his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas, Carlos earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Texas Wesleyan School of Law.
"I consider it an honor and a privilege to be named an Elite Lawyer for 2020. It is very rewarding to be recognized by such an upstanding group of fellow attorneys. At the Cortez Law Firm, we know this is a challenging time for everyone, and we are committed to providing skilled legal counsel to protect the rights of our clients," Cortez commented.
About Cortez Law Firm, PLLC
The Dallas law firm of Cortez Law Firm, PLLC, provides skilled and insightful legal guidance to personal injury victims and businesses of all sizes throughout Texas. Their experienced attorneys assist clients through every stage of litigation to help bring their disputes to the best possible outcomes by providing personalized service.
To learn more about Cortez Law Firm, PLLC, visit https://www.cortezlawfirmpllc.com/ or call 214-919-4208 to schedule a consultation.
To learn more about Elite Lawyer, visit https://www.elitelawyer.com/ or call 630-209-6660.
SOURCE Elite Lawyer