Employment

  • Cecilia M. Wood, Attorney and Counselor at Law, P.C.

       January 1994 - present

  • Legal Aid Society of Central Texas, Family Law Section

      January 1992 - December 1993

  • Law Offices of Cecilia M. Wood - Marlin and Waco, Texas

      May 1989 - January 1992

  • Office of the Attorney General, Child Support Division

       September 1988 - April 1989

  • Law Office of Cecilia M. Wood - Austin, Texas

      March 1988 - August 1988

  • Welch & Butler - Marlin, Texas

      October 1986 - March 1988

Significant Cases

  • In re Scheller, 325 S.W.3d 640 (Tex. 2010)(r'hing. denied 12/10/10) (per curiam) 

  • Neisha Jones v. Texas Deparment of Protective and

     Regulatory Services, 85 S.W.3d 482 (Tex. App. - Austin 2002)

  • Henderson v. Wietzkowski, 841 S.W.2d 101 (Tex. App. - Waco, 1992, rehearing overruled) 

Education

Baylor School of Law - J.D. August 1986

University of Texas Austin - B.A. Drama December 1978

Basic Mediation Training (40 hours) 1996

A.D.R. Services International, Inc.

Family Law Mediator Training (24 hours) 1997

Attorney-Mediators Institute

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas  1986

  • United States District Court - Western District of Texas 1992

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Family Law - 1993

      re-certified 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018

  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals 1996, 2008

  • United States Supreme Court 1997

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