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Deborah Cavazos Safi, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1977. Named one of Outstanding Women of 1982, Transco Energy Company and Young Women’s Christian Association, Houston 1982.


Safi, Deborah Cavazos was born on February 8, 1953 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Arnaldo Nelson and Ila Mae (Rinn) Cavazos.


Bachelor, Baylor University, 1975. Juris Doctor, Baylor University, 1977.


Associate Andrews & Kurth, Houston, 1977-1981. Corporation attorney Transco Energy Company, 1981-1983. Of counsel Harman & Timby Professional Corporation (formerly Anderson, Harrell & Timby Professional Corporation), 1985-1988, Bennett & Broocks, Houston, 1988-1989.

Private practice, 1983-1985, 89—.


  • Bar: Texas 1977.


Member fund raising committee Children's Museum, Houston, 1986. Co-leader Blue Bird/Camp Fire Girls, Waco, Texas, 1972-1973, Texas Board Legal Specialization, Real Estate Law Advisory Commission, 1988-1989. Vice chairman combat hunger and homeless committee State Bar Texas, 1988-1990.

Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association (chairman directory planning committee 1987-1988, committee chair 1981-1982, board directors 1982-1984, treasurer 1984-1986, vice president 1986-1987, named Outstanding Committee Chairman 1981-1982, 87-88), Texas Young Lawyers Association (board directors 1986-1988, co-editor newsletter 1986-1987, treasurer 1988-1989, marketing and public relations committee chairman 1987-1988), Texas Bar Association, Federal Energy Bar Association, Houston Bar Association (editorial board The Houston Lawyer since 1988), State Bar Texas (vice chairman Combat Hunger and Homeless committee 1988-1990, member Bar Journal committee since 1989), Hispanic Bar Association (board directors 1990-1992), Delta Delta Delta, Phi Delta Phi.


Married Hazim Jawad Safi, July 28, 1979. Children: Jawad Joseph, Aminah Mae.

Arnaldo Nelson Cavazos

Ila Mae (Rinn) Cavazos

Hazim Jawad Safi

Jawad Joseph Safi

Aminah Mae Safi