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Florencia Candy Rueda

Florencia Candy Rueda

also known as Florencia Khan

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

Our firm is dedicated to representing
clients who have been accused, are under investigation, or who have
been charged or indicted in state misdemeanor or felony criminal
matters. Criminal defense lawyer, Florencia Rueda has the resources
and know how to handle all phases of your case, whether you have
been charged with a misdemeanor DWI, an assault or family violence
crime, or a serious felony offenses such as aggravated assault,
aggravated robbery, robbery, burglary of a habitation, or burglary
of a building. Our firm will work tirelessly to ensure the best
possible outcome for our client’s case. 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, Bengali

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    8 years, 350 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    8 years, 800 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

20 total 

  • Paul Holt Walcutt

    Florencia takes pride in representing folks accused of crimes and does it well. A huge part of being a good lawyer is caring about your clients and what kind of outcome you can get for them. This lawyer cares.

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    Paul Walcutt Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Margaret Chen Kercher

    I could not agree more with all the other ringing endorsements regarding Ms. Florencia Rueda. Not only are her legal acumen and trial advocacy skills unparalleled, she gives individualized attention to each of cases. Additionally, from my personal experience, I know she is an incredible counselor and mentor. I highly endorse this attorney.

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    Margaret Kercher Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

1301 Nueces Street, Suite 101
Austin, TX, 78701

Hildreth & Rueda

1301 Nueces Street suite 101
AUSTIN, TX, 78701

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200705/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Youth Leadership AwardLatin American Youth & Culture2013
Outstanding Service to CommunityHispanic Panhellenic2012
Community outreach leaderSigma Delta Lambda2011
Outstanding Client CounselingNaman, Howell, Smith & Lee2007
Admitted to PracticeState Bar of Texas2007
Mock Trial Advocacy AwardBaylor Law School2006
Academic Scholarship AwardBaylor Law School2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Florencia Rueda, PLLC2008 - Present
AssociateLusk & Evans2007 - 2007
ClerkLusk & Evans2006 - 2006
ClerkStephens & Rueda2006 - 2006
Prosecutorial ClerkMclennan District Attorney2005 - 2006
ClerkLusk & Evans2005 - 2005
Legal ResearcherBaylor Law for Prof. Mark Osler2005 - 2007
Legal AidTexas House of Representatives2003 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Austin Young Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Texas Hispanic Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationmemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Williamson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Driving While IntoxicatedDismissed
Assault Family ViolenceCases Dismissed
Capital MurderN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Your Austin AttorneyNo More Photo Line ups in Austin – How this can actually be worse for mistaken Identification2013
Your Austin AttorneyNew Austin Police Policy2013
Your Austin AttorneyConsent to search car for drugs was limited to searching for luggage2013
Your Austin AttorneyIgnition interlock devices: Expensive and required for some Texas DWIs2013
Your Austin AttorneyTexas search and seizure law: What is reasonable search?2013
Your Austin LawyerYour Austin Lawyer2009
Texas Bar JournalWebLinks2009
El NorteTus Derechos2008
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationA TYLA Hero2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TexasCommunications StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science2003
University of TexasEnglish LiteratureBachelor of Arts2003
Baylor UniversityLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Pre LawVoir Dire - Picking or Eliminating Jurors2013
Continue legal educationOwning your own practice2013
Association for Continuing Legal EducationBond Reduction Hearings2013
People law school4th amendment rights2012
Peoples Law SchoolCriminal Law Basics - 4th Amendment2011
Morning Radio Show- Amy Dillon LiveKnowing Your Rights2011
Univision Television- Legal HelpImmigration and Criminal Law Question and Answer2010
Peoples Law SchoolCriminal Law2010
Greek CounselBreath Test- What You Need to Know2010
Undergraduate Mock Trial TeamCross-Examination2009
Legal EducationKnowing Your Rights2008
Sigma Delta LambdaKnowing Your Rights2007