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Cindy Diggs


"She was eloquent, fearless, and prepared for anything in the courtroom. It's easy to see why she's considered one of the best in Houston." - Cedric, Avvo Reviewer

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Over 35 Years of Legal Experience on Your Side

For more than three decades, Cindy Diggs has worked with Texans to resolve complex family law disputes. The attorney-in-charge at our Houston office, Cindy utilizes a client-first approach, developing comprehensive case strategies that help clients smoothly navigate cases.

Cindy tailors her approach on a case-by-case basis. Whether you need an attorney to help you pursue an amicable outcome for your divorce or fiercely advocate for your rights during a property division case or custody battle, Cindy can help you find the best path forward.

When You Work With Cindy
"I try to help clients understand that they can be kind to one another during a divorce. What gives me the most satisfaction as a family lawyer, is how often I see my clients rise above the situation. They put their children first. Because I have been there and I know what they're going through, I am better equipped to help them get through a very tough time." - Cindy Diggs

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Awards & Accolades

Cindy has received recognition for her work by various institutions, including:

  • Best Divorce Lawyers Houston Of 2024, Forbes 
  • Top Women Attorneys in Texas 2024 selected by Super Lawyers
  • Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer annually since 2009.
  • Awarded AVVO's Client's Choice award for divorce.
  • Top 1% of America’s Most Honored Lawyers for 2021 by The American Registry
  • Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year in Texas for 2022 by Corporate INTL 
  • Inclusion in the 30ᵗʰ edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for expertise in Family Law for 2023


  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas

Professional Associations

Cindy is a member of the following organizations:

  • The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a prestigious association of jury-trial attorneys, since 2012.
  • The International Academy of Family Lawyers, which only accepts qualified and board-certified family lawyers, since 2016. She's been acting as a board member for the Academy since 2017.
  • The Houston Bar Association.
  • The Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists.
  • The Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists.
  • The Texas Association of Family Law Specialists (TAFLS).
  • The Association of Women Attorneys in Houston.
  • One of the Founders of the Center for Women in Law at the University of Texas School of Law.

Cindy's membership in various lauded organizations only further illustrates her commitment to remaining at the forefront of family law trends and best practices.

Legal Writings & Public Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker at the Breast Cancer Symposium of the Health Law Section and Women and the Law Sections of the 2013 Annual Texas Bar Association Meeting. Dallas, Texas. June 2013
  • Preserving Evidentiary Error in Family Cases, paper prepared for and presented at the NBI seminar, November 2012.
  • Divorce by the Numbers: Tracing, Valuation and Tax Questions, paper prepared for and presented at: CPE Seminar, 2009, Houston, Texas
  • Family Law Evidence, paper prepared for and presented at: Family Law Conference: February 3-4 2005, South Texas College of Law
  • Trial Issues in Custody Cases, 2000 and 2001, NBI seminar speaker and author
  • Federal and International Law Governing Parental Rights & Responsibilities, 2000 and 2001, NBI seminar speaker and author
  • Enforcement By Contempt of Custody and Visitation Orders, 2000 and 2001, NBI seminar speaker and author
  • British Expatriate Divorcing in Texas?, Article
  • Do I Need a Prenuptial Agreement, Article
  • Visitation for Children Under Three, Article
  • Standard Visitation, Article
  • Divorce and the Holidays, Article

Houston Office

5300 Memorial Drive,
Suite 900
Houston, TX 77007
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Client Testimonials Striving to Achieve the Best Possible Result

    "They are highly knowledgeable, professional and very client service focused"

    I would highly recommend Diggs & Sadler to anyone needing family law representation in the Houston area.

    - James M.
    "Diggs & Sadler is top notch firm"

    If your going through any family law issue, this is the firm to call. I would give 10 stars if I could.

    - Leslie J.
    "Houston’s best family lawyers!"

    I would highly recommend her and her law firm to my closest friends and family.

    - R. Thomson
    "Smart, Go-Getter"

    She is honest, direct, and knows her stuff!

    - Former Client
    "She solved my problem quickly"

    After a grueling, expensive experience with 2 other lawyers on the same issue I finally got a referral from a friend to get help from Cindy Diggs.

    - Former Client
    "She is knowledgeable, intelligent, confident, and passionate about her client cases"

    I have known Cynthia for over three years, and it has been an honor to have her representation.

    - R. Zein
    "Truly a praiseworthy lawyer!"

    Cynthia is one of the best lawyers I know. She is excellent at what she does and also an amazing person.

    - Afreen

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