J. Moises Cedillos
Personal Injury Attorney
Licensed in Texas and Ohio
Before beginning his legal studies and career, J. Moises Cedillos earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Texas Southern University, where he graduated First in Class from the School of Public Affairs and was the first George and Laura Pontikes Scholar.
After graduating from TSU, Mr. Cedillos went on to attend The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law. While in law school, Mr. Cedillos interned with the Office of the Attorney General of Ohio and was selected by Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor’s senior attorney for internship at the Supreme Court of Ohio. Mr. Cedillos was a distinguished merit scholar and received the Judge Joseph Harter Memorial Award for Excellence in Trial Practice.
After law school, Mr. Cedillos clerked for Chief Judge Jonathon Lauderbach of the 42nd Circuit Court in Michigan, where he also served as judge for several moot court competitions. At the expiration of his clerkship, Mr. Cedillos passed on working with one of our nation’s largest law firms, electing instead to pursue his passion of representing catastrophically injured individuals. In that capacity, Mr. Cedillos has co-chaired numerous trials and arbitration proceedings to a successful resolution. Mr. Cedillos also has experience litigating class actions, particularly overtime litigation as well as a range of other complex matters.
Mr. Cedillos was born in El Salvador and raised in Houston, Texas. He is active in a variety of professional, civic and charitable affairs. Mr. Cedillos is most proud of his involvement with the Children’s Defense Fund, an organization whose mission is to ensure every child has a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in Life.