Cynthia has been practicing law in New York for over 30 years. She began her career in private practice as litigator, handling bench and jury trials on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. She was also named managing partner for all civil appeals, preparing briefs and arguing appeals in nearly 100 cases.
Following a successful 20 year career in private practice, Cynthia was appointed Principal confidential law clerk to the Administrative Judge of the Seventh Judicial District in New York, where she was assigned to conduct extensive legal research, prepare opinions and orders, mediate civil matters, and preside over settlement and discovery conferences in Supreme, County, Family and City Courts. During her 14 year tenure with the Court system, she also acted as a domestic violence referee and as counsel to the Monroe County Treatment Courts. Cynthia was instrumental in establishing and coordinating the Court to College program, enabling defendants in Mental Health Court, Drug Court, and Veterans Court to obtain a high school and or college diploma.
Cynthia earned her bachelor’s degree at Colgate University and her juris doctor at the University of Notre Dame. She is admitted to practice law in New York and in the Western District of New York.