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Maria V. de la Cruz, Esq.

Maria V. De La Cruz, Esq.

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  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
    • J.D.
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York
    • B.A.
    • Major: Forensic Psychology

Classes & Seminars

  • Continuing Legal Education on Domestic Violence

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Jewish Board of Family and Children Services
  • Courtroom Advocates Project
  • Her Justice (Formerly inMotion)

Past Positions

  • New York City Department of Finance, Administrative Law Judge
  • Administration for Children’s Services, Attorney Level 3 Team Leader


  • English
  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • Director of Assigned Counsel Association, Present
  • Queens Bar Association, Co-Chair Person of Family Court Committee, Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Present
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association , Present
  • Queens County Women's Bar Association
  • Latino Lawyers Association of Queens, Present

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Family Law 100%
  • Child Abuse/Neglect Matters
  • Child Custody/Visitation
  • Family Offense Proceedings
  • Child Support/Paternity
  • Guardianship/Adoption
  • SIJ Matters
  • Office of Children & Family (OCFS) Fair Hearings
  • Uncontested Divorce Matters

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2005