Cynthia Porter Gore

Cynthia Porter Gore

Practice Areas:

-Juvenile Law: Felonies; Misdemeanors;
Detention Hearings; Juvenile Sex Offenses;
Drug Offenses;
DUI/MIP/MIC (Alcohol) Citations;
Motions to Modify Probation;
Sealing of Juvenile Records; Expunctions;
Sex Offender Registration/De-registration
Hearings; Certification Hearings;
Motions to Transfer; and
Determinate Sentences.

-Criminal Law: Felonies; Misdemeanors;
Bond Hearings; Drug Offenses; Motions to
Revoke Community Supervision; Expunctions;
Motions to Non-Disclose; Grand Jury
Presentations; Motions for Early Release; and Motions for Shock Probation.

Admitted:

State Bar of Texas, May 1994

Law School:

Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1994

College:

Texas Tech University, B.A., Speech Communications, 1989
Board Certified in Criminal Law* 2000
Board Certified in Juvenile Law* 2008

Member:

Collin County Bar Association - Director 2009 - 2011; Member 2009 to Present
CCBA Juvenile Law Section - Founding Member and Chair 2007 to Present
State Bar or Texas - Member: Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, and Family Law Sections
The College of the State Bar of Texas
Texas Bar Foundation - Fellow
Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court - Founding Master 2012 to Present
Collin County Crimnal Defense Lawyers Association
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Presentations & Speaking Engagements:

  • Juvenile Placements: Where Do They Go if Home Isn't an Option? Presented at: 10th Annual Collin County Juvenile Law Seminar, Oct. 14, 2014
  • Juvenile Placements: Where Do They Go if Home Isn't an Option? Presented at: 3CDLA October 2014 Lunch Meeting & CLE, October 2, 2014
  • Sealing Juvenile Records Presented at: Collin County Juvenile Probation Officer Training, June 18 & 25, 2014
  • Where Do We Turn for Help? Chapter 55: What is it? How does it work? Presented at: CCBA Juvenile Law Section Chapter 55/Mental Health CLE, April 22, 2014
  • Juvenile Offenders and Juvenile Court Presented at: Collin County Bar Association January 2014 Meeting; January 17, 2014
  • Juvenile Records: Are They Really Sealed? Presented at: Dallas Bar Association Juvenile Delinquency Advanced Topics Spring Seminar, June 7, 2013
  • Social Media, Technology and Teenagers: How do I protect my teens from themselves? Presented at: Prosper High School PTA Meeting, May 15, 2013
  • Ethics and Juvenile Law: Ethical Situations We Find Ourselves In Presented at: 9th Annual Collin County Juvenile Law Seminar, September 19, 2013 Options for Legal Offices; Presented at: CCBA Making Your Practice Work CLE; January 19, 2012 Nuts and Bolts of Juvenile Law; Presented at: 7th Annual Collin County Juvenile Law Seminar, Oct. 27, 2011
  • Juvenile Law for the Non-Juvenile Law Practitioner Presented at: CCBA October 2009 Meeting; October 16, 2009
  • Use of Adjudications in Criminal Cases Presented at: 5th Annual Collin County Juvenile Law Seminar, September 11, 2009
  • Records: Are They Really Sealed? Presented at: Tarrant County Bar Association & The Mahon Inn of the Court Brown Bag Seminar Series: Juvenile Law, December 12, 2008
  • Records: Are They Really Sealed? Presented at: 4th Annual Collin County Juvenile Law Seminar, October 2, 2008

    Biography:

  • PORTER GORE Law Firm PC, Owner/Attorney; Defending Adults and Juveniles in Collin, Dallas & Denton Counties; October 2014 - Present
  • Gore & Dodd PC; Partner/Attorney; focusing on Adult and Juvenile Criminal Defense; October 2011 - September 2014
  • Alternate Municipal Judge, City of Allen, Texas; October 2010 - Present
  • Alternate Municipal Judge, City of The Colony, Texas; 2000-2005
  • Law Office of Cynthia Porter Gore, Attorney; Defending Adults and Juveniles; 1999-2011
  • Collin County Criminal District Attorney's Office, Assignments in the Juvenile, Felony, and Misdemeanor Divisions, 1995-1999
  • Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney's Office, Assignments in the Misdemeanor Division & assisted on Felony trials, 1994-1995

    Born:

    Hugoton, Kansas, June 8, 1967
  • Cynthia Porter Gore

    Cynthia Porter Gore


  • Board Certified in
    Criminal Law
  • Board Certified in
    Juvenile Law

    Office Location:
    1333 W. McDermott Dr.
    Suite #200
    Allen, TX 75013
    469-519-2718
    Serving Collin, Dallas & Denton Counties