Community Service Award presented to Cruz

Issue February 2010

Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz received the Massachusetts Bar Association's Community Service Award from the Plymouth County Bar Association on Dec. 10. MBA Past President Edward W. McIntyre presented Cruz, district attorney for nearly a decade, with the award at the Thorny Lea Golf Club in Brockton.

In addition to his work as a district attorney, Cruz is an adjunct professor at Massasoit Community College and an instructor with Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc. He has volunteered as a baseball, hockey and soccer coach for teams on the South Shore, mostly in Marshfield. Cruz has also served on numerous state boards, including the Governor's Commission on Criminal Justice Invocation and the Governor's Council on Capital Punishment.