Gary Cunha, P.C.
Attorney and Counselor at Law
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About Us
Gary William Cunha graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Baylor University School of Law. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and the Police Officer Standards and Training degrees. He is licensed to practice law in the State Courts of Texas and the Federal Courts of the Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Texas. In 1998 he was awarded the Justice Norvell Memorial Award and in 2004 he was the Republican nominee for 74th District Court Judge.  He is past Vice-President (twice) and past President of the Central Texas Bankruptcy Bar, a member of the State Bar of Texas: Solo and General Practice Section, Family Law Section,Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, and Parent's Attorneys of Central Texas.
After working for two firms, Mr. Cunha opened this law firm in 1999 and has helped thousands of people with a variety of legal matters in both civil and criminal courts at the state and federal level.  In 2009, to celebrate 10 years in business for himself, Mr. Cunha changed the firm to a Professional Corporation which is now called Gary Cunha, P.C.  July 1, 2019 marked 20 years this firm has been open!!  Mr. Cunha also serves as the prosecutor for the cities of Riesel and Mount Calm and as judge of the city of Golinda.
Our mission has always been to treat you fairly and like a human being, not a case number. We realize that you have many choices when choosing an attorney and we welcome you to the "Cunha family" when you select us to represent you. We strive to keep you satisfied with the result of your case and we love it when you refer your friends and family members.
Oh, and in case you were wondering, Cunha is Portuguese and is pronounced "coon-ya."
Mr. Cunha's grandfather, Edward Cunha, was a criminal prosecutor who prosecuted the Preparedness Day bombing case and later went into private law practice. He is featured in the books The Mooney Case and What Happened in the Mooney Case and the front page of the August 7, 1930 San Francisco Chronicle with the headline "Mooney, Billings Linked to Blasters by Cunha." Grandpa Cunha graduated from Stanford University in 1908 with his law degree.
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