New Jersey Divorce and Family Law Attorney
Cynthia was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, where she developed her passion for advocacy. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and her B.A. from Seton Hall University.
During law school, Cynthia was elected President of the Family Law Society and sat on the executive boards of the Latin American Law Students Association and the Women’s Bar Association. She provided legal services to a variety of public advocacy organizations, including Brighter Tomorrows, Inc., through which she became a trained Domestic Violence Advocate. Cynthia also served as a Child Advocate through the Children’s Defense Fund, a national child advocacy organization that works to uplift all children, especially poor children and children of color. Cynthia also worked at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, exclusively for the Special Victims Bureau, and volunteered at the Suffolk County Executive Office.
Cynthia was honored to be chosen as the Graduation Award Recipient of Exemplary Contributions to the Quality of Student Life and was awarded the prestigious Suffolk County Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York scholarship.
Cynthia practices exclusively in the field of matrimonial and family law, representing clients in matters of divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, child custody, parenting time, child support, post-judgment issues, and domestic violence. She illustrates effective representation to clients by providing a strong, unwavering voice dedicated to safeguarding her client’s rights. Cynthia recognizes that each client’s needs and goals require individualized attention. She is devoted to providing support and thoughtful guidance in assisting her clients to navigate through their difficult, personal issues and help them attain favorable results.
Cynthia is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. She currently serves as the Ethics and Professional Responsibilities Committee Chair for the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. She is a member of the Family Law Sections of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, and the Union, Hudson, Passaic, Middlesex, Mercer, and Burlington County Bar Associations.
Cynthia is bilingual in English and Spanish, which allows her to directly and effectively communicate with and represent the best interests of a wider range of clients.
When Cynthia is not advocating for her clients, she enjoys going to the movies, traveling, and hosting game nights for her family and friends.