Eric Cedillo

Adjunct faculty

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Law | Judge Elmo B. Hunter Legal Center for Victims of Crimes Against Women


Eric Cedillo is the founder of the Law Offices of Eric Cedillo, PC.  Mr. Cedillo practices law with offices in Dallas and San Antonio. Eric attended the University of Texas at Austin where he received his undergraduate degree and St. Mary’s School of Law where he obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence.

Right out of law school, Eric began his practice with a law school classmate representing victims of negligent acts and occurrences.

Throughout his legal career, Eric has continued to advocate on the side of victims and their rights. He has represented the Plaintiff’s side in numerous pre-litigation claims, as well as taking several cases through litigation and into trials by juries.  

For the past 8 years, Eric has been a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the SMU Dedman School of Law where he has run the Consumer Advocacy Clinic and worked as a supervising attorney in the Civil Clinic. "The clinic has been very close to my heart. Our law students have done a wonderful job in representing our clients while doing a tremendous service to the community at large," says Eric. "We find it incredibly gratifying to help those who find it difficult to solely help themselves."


Areas of Expertise


B.A., University of Texas at Austin
J.D., St. Mary's School of Law


Consumer Advocacy Project
Summer Civil Clinic