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Cynthia Thomson Diggs

Cynthia Thomson Diggs

also known as Cindy Diggs

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family

About Me

Cindy Diggs is the attorney-in-charge of the Houston office of Holmes, Diggs, & Eames. She has practiced law for over 29 years, and is Board Certified in

  • Family Law and

  • Civil Trial Law

by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Cindy 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 including appeals.

Cindy is a member of:

  • Family Law Section of the Houston Bar Association 

  • Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists.

  • Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists

  • The International Association of Matrimonial Lawyers

  • ABOTA- American Board of Trial Advocates


Cindy Diggs was selected to Superlawyers for 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.

Cindy has served as President of the AWA, the Association of Women Attorneys in Houston. Cindy Diggs is a founding member and serves on the Advisory Board of the Houston Urban Debate League.  In the past she served for 10 years on the Board of Directors of Stages Repertory Theatre.

Cindy served on the Pattern Jury Charge Committee, Family Law, State Bar of Texas from 2001 to 2002. 

Cindy earned her juris doctorate in 1984 from The University of Texas School of Law, where she was an Associate Editor of The Texas Law Review and a member of the Order of the Barristers. She represented The University of Texas School of Law as a member of its National Moot Court Team and National Mock Trial Teams.

Cindy's consultation fee is $500 for an hour consultation.  Other attorneys are available at lower fees.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Divorce & Separation: 65%
    30 years
  2. Family: 35%
    30 years



Hourly ($165-500/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

24 total 

  • Saja Ameed Raoof

    I met Cynthia at an Avvo conference. I was impressed by her in-depth knowledge of her area of practice as well as her commitment to her clients. She's personable and friendly. I endorse this lawyer.


    Saja Raoof Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Sean Reza Darvishi

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Diggs is a highly knowledgeable attorney and is highly regarded in her field. I would absolutely recommend her services for anyone who is in need.


    Sean Darvishi Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Holmes, Diggs & Eames, PLLC

5300 Memorial Dr #900
Houston, TX, 77007-8201



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyersHoustonia2014
Houston's Top Lawyers 2013H Texas Magazine2013
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Houston's Top Lawyers 2012H Texas Magazine2012
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Houston's Top Lawyers 2011H Texas Magazine2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Board Certified - Civil TrialTexas Board of Legal SpecializationN/A
Board Certified - Family LawTexas Board of Legal SpecializationN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerThomson & Solomon, P.C.1992 - 1998
Associate AttorneyBaker & Hostetler1989 - 1991
Associate AttorneyMorris & Campbell, P.C.1984 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2010 - Present
Texas Association of Family Law SpecialistsMember2009 - Present
Gulf Coast Family Law SpecialistsN/A2009 - Present
Urban Debate LeagueAdvisory Board (Founding Member)2008 - Present
Pattern Jury Charge Committee-- Family LawCommittee Member2002 - 2003
Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate SpecialistsMember2002 - Present
Family Law Secton Houston Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Family Law Section Texas Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Ahmed v. AhmedWon supervised visitation, PO, and Mahr enforcemen

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Publication NameTitleDate
AAML/AICPA National Conference on Divorce MaterialsThe Cutting Edge Issue: Whether as a Matter of Law a Statutory Partnership Exists Between Separate Property Entity and the Community Estate2010
National Business Institute SeminarTrial Issues in Custody Cases2002


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TexasDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
AAML/AICPA National Conference on Financial issues in DivorceUsing Partnership Theory to Increase the size of the Marital Estate in Divorce2010
CPE SeminarDivorce by the Numbers: Tracing, Valuation and Tax Questions,2009
Family Law Conference: South Texas Coillege of LawFamily Law Evidence2005
NBI Seminar on Family LawEnforcement By Contempt of Custody and Visitation Orders2001
NBI Family Law SeminarTrial Issues in Custody Cases2001
NBI Seminar on Family LawFederal and International Law Governing Parental Rights & Responsibilities,2000