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About Marcela Halmagean


During her professional tenure, Attorney Ms. Halmagean has worked for large corporations and law firms representing corporate and individual entities in a variety of legal matters, such as white collar crime cases, breach of contract, and partnership disputes. Ms. Halmagean is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). In part due to her CFE credentials and in part due to her degree in law, from 1997 to 1999, she acted as project counsel in Zurich, Switzerland, for one of the big five accounting firms, which is today largely referred to as the "Holocaust Project." While working on the Holocaust Project, she acted as the legal liaison on banking and privacy laws issues while supervising the risk management and compliance functions for the project.

During her law school years, Ms. Halmagean clerked in a prosecutorial function with the Harris County District Attorney's office in the Special Crimes Division, assisting with the prosecution of white-collar crime cases. She also worked as a law clerk for a Houston criminal defense law firm. Her credentials include:

Doctor of Jurisprudence
May 1997
South Texas College of Law
Houston, Texas; May 1997

MBA - International Finance
May 1992
University of St. Thomas
Houston, Texas

Bachelor of Science - Accounting
August 1988
University of Houston - CL Campus
Houston, Texas

Some Thoughts On the Practice of Law

In law, more so than in any other field, the tenacity and perseverance of the practitioner are only two of the qualities that make a difference in the resolution of your case. Besides tenacity and perseverance, a lawyer should be ambitious and driven, book-smart, street-smart, quick on their feet, and cautious with their tongue.

An attorney inHouston, TX, should be ethical, courteous, and considerate. They should be available to return your phone calls promptly, or at least acknowledge your communication and inform you of the status of your case. A lawyer should be aggressive with the opposing party, but effective enough in their tactics to resolve your case in the most efficient manner and with the least amount of litigation involved. Last but not least, your lawyer services should be reasonable with their fees. You'll find these traits and more when you turn to M Halmagean Pllc for attorney services.