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Juvie Cruz Cardenas

Juvie Cruz Cardenas

Associate

1301 McKinney Street
Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77010

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Office: 713-599-0700
Cell Phone: 504-525-6802
Fax: 713-599-0777

Juvie Cruz Cardenas, an Associate at the firm’s Houston office, has represented small and large clients including Fortune 500 companies. She understands the importance of evaluating a case early as well as identifying a client’s concerns and goals in preparing a cost-effective strategy to achieve an optimal outcome. She believes that the keystones to effective and efficient case management are maintaining an astute knowledge of the facts and law; working closely and communicating timely with the client; and being prepared.  As a result, Juvie has frequently achieved favorable outcomes for her clients.

Juvie has extensive experience litigating first and third-party insurance and self-insured disputes. Her practice areas include premises liability; personal injury; wind/hail property damage (residential and commercial); insurance defense; Jones Act and general maritime law; commercial litigation; construction disputes; and general civil litigation matters.

Outside of law, Juvie enjoys volunteering with local and international non-profit organizations. She has a specific interest in organizations that empower those living in poverty or provide mentorship, education and career opportunities to youth and women. Under her two-year tenure as President of the Filipino Young Professionals of Houston (“FYP”), she led a team of professionals and community leaders towards accomplishing many goals such as raising funds for academic scholarships for students, to provide international natural disaster relief, and to build homes for families living in poverty. FYP received approval of its 501(c)3 non-profit status and was recognized on numerous occasions by the U.S. Congress and the Texas Senate during her administration.

Her outstanding performance and character have been commemorated with several  awards and nominations such as the St. Mary’s University Young Alumni 10 Under 10 Award (recipient); Woodrow Seals Outstanding Lawyer of Houston Award (nominee); Chief Justice Alma Lopez Women’s Leadership Award (nominee); St. Mary’s University Leader in the Community Award (recipient); and Pro Bono Achievement Award (recipient). Moreover, she has earned a reputation of being a loyal and avid supporter of her mentors, mentees, friends and colleagues.

Juvie is fluent in conversational Tagalog (a Filipino dialect).

OVERVIEW

Juvie Cruz Cardenas, an Associate at the firm’s Houston office, has represented small and large clients including Fortune 500 companies. She understands the importance of evaluating a case early as well as identifying a client’s concerns and goals in preparing a cost-effective strategy to achieve an optimal outcome. She believes that the keystones to effective and efficient case management are maintaining an astute knowledge of the facts and law; working closely and communicating timely with the client; and being prepared.  As a result, Juvie has frequently achieved favorable outcomes for her clients.

Juvie has extensive experience litigating first and third-party insurance and self-insured disputes. Her practice areas include premises liability; personal injury; wind/hail property damage (residential and commercial); insurance defense; Jones Act and general maritime law; commercial litigation; construction disputes; and general civil litigation matters.

Outside of law, Juvie enjoys volunteering with local and international non-profit organizations. She has a specific interest in organizations that empower those living in poverty or provide mentorship, education and career opportunities to youth and women. Under her two-year tenure as President of the Filipino Young Professionals of Houston (“FYP”), she led a team of professionals and community leaders towards accomplishing many goals such as raising funds for academic scholarships for students, to provide international natural disaster relief, and to build homes for families living in poverty. FYP received approval of its 501(c)3 non-profit status and was recognized on numerous occasions by the U.S. Congress and the Texas Senate during her administration.

Her outstanding performance and character have been commemorated with several  awards and nominations such as the St. Mary’s University Young Alumni 10 Under 10 Award (recipient); Woodrow Seals Outstanding Lawyer of Houston Award (nominee); Chief Justice Alma Lopez Women’s Leadership Award (nominee); St. Mary’s University Leader in the Community Award (recipient); and Pro Bono Achievement Award (recipient). Moreover, she has earned a reputation of being a loyal and avid supporter of her mentors, mentees, friends and colleagues.

Juvie is fluent in conversational Tagalog (a Filipino dialect).

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • St. Mary’s University School of Law
  • University of British Columbia

Admissions

  • Texas
  • All U.S. District Courts of Texas

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • National Filipino American Lawyers Association
  • Asian American Bar Association of Houston (2011 and 2010 VP of Development, 2009 Treasurer)
  • Filipino Young Professionals of Houston (2015 and 2014 President)
  • American Society of Safety Engineers, Gulf Coast Division (former member)
  • Delta Gamma Alumna