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MAVERICK RAY

Trial Attorney

Bio

Maverick Ray was born and raised in the Houston area. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas A&M University and then went on to pursue his law degree at South Texas College of Law in Houston.

While at South Texas, Maverick excelled academically, graduating number five in his class and finishing a semester early. He was assured of his life calling while studying criminal trial tactics with the esteemed Judge Lawrence Gist. Under Judge Gist’s guidance, Maverick gained a feel for the courtroom and began to learn the art of successful persuasion. Maverick interned at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, where he spent over a year gaining insight into the criminal process. During this time, Maverick tried numerous cases before juries and judges, argued motions to suppress, handled multiple hearings, and argued motions for new trials. One recurring theme during all his trial experience – Winning. Maverick never lost a case despite going up against the top defense attorneys in Texas.  

In June 2013 Maverick founded and started Maverick Ray & Associates. He has over 10 years of trial experience. As a defense attorney Maverick believes preparation and investigation are the keys to success. His clients rave about his involvement and communication in every case. His clients value and admire his involvement and communication in every case. Throughout the years, he has developed special techniques to uncover the flaws in the cases presented by the State and caught the errors in the officers’ arrests which have led to multiple dismissals.

Maverick is known for his high dismissal rate, reaching over 2,716 dismissals to date in his career (and counting). Maverick is an unafraid, and aggressive trial attorney who is ready to fight for his clients. He does not believe in settling or backing down. He is tenacious and works hard to achieve the best outcome each and every time. He is prepared to fight your case all the way to trial. If you are looking to fight and are ready for a jury of your peers to decide your case, Maverick Ray is your lawyer.

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Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas

Education

  • South Texas College of Law
  • Texas A&M University

Awards and Recognition

  • 2022 Top 10 under 40
  • 2022 Active Supporter of the Houston Metro Area Police Foundation
  • 2020 Top 100 Nation Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers
  • 2018-2019 Top 10 Best Attorneys in Texas

CINDY PULCHER BRIDGES

Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Bio

Cindy Bridges was raised in the Corpus Christi area. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Houston and then went on to pursue her law degree at South Texas College of Law in Houston.   While at South Texas, Cindy became a Langdell Scholar and finished a semester early. 

After graduating, Cindy pursued her passion of becoming a criminal trial attorney. In 2002, Cindy began her career with the Williamson County Attorney’s Office.  After learning the fundamentals, Cindy earned a job as a prosecutor with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.  During the decade she served as a Prosecutor she tried many cases ranging from Capital Murder to Driving While Intoxicated. Throughout her time in Montgomery County, she raised through the ranks to Felony Chief Prosecutor, and spearheaded the Internet Crimes against Children Division.  While in Montgomery County, Cindy was sought after to present to the local community and law enforcement on her knowledge and experience. She was awarded the Top Trial Prosecutor Award and the Distinguished Service Award.  During this time, she also served as a Judge with the Splendora Municipal Court. 

In 2012, Cindy achieved the honor of becoming Board Certified in Criminal Law. She has maintained this achievement throughout the last decade. Then in 2015, Cindy was offered a State Prosecutor job with the Special Prosecution Unit.  During her term she homed in on perfecting her trial skills and knowledge throughout the State of Texas.  Cindy’s main location of practice was in Brazoria and Fort Bend County.  During her time as a State Prosecutor, she continued to go to trial on Capital Murder seeking Death, Solicitation of Capital Murder, Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant, among others.  With over 20 years of prosecution experience and almost 100 jury trials under her belt, Cindy has built a reputation of a knowledgeable aggressive trial attorney.   

In 2023, Cindy went into private practice as a criminal defense lawyer and joined Maverick Ray and Associates.  Her experience and reputable career as a former prosecutor bring valuable knowledge of criminal law from both sides. We can confidently say she has been a great addition to the team and our clients have had nothing but positive feedback.  

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Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • South Texas College of Law
  • University of Houston

Awards and Recognition

  • Langdell Scholar
  • Trial Attorney Award
  • Distinguished Scholar
  • Board Certified in Criminal Law
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