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Cynthia E. Lewis
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Orlando, Florida

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407-246-0008

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Cynthia Lewis is an attorney in Orlando, Florida whose practice centers around consumer bankruptcy.  Ms. Lewis represents both individuals and businesses in Chapter 7 liquidations and, individuals who want to protect some of their assets through Chapter 13 reorganizations.  Ms. Lewis is also involved with the representation of creditors and Chapter 7 Trustees.  

A second career individual, Ms. Lewis, who is also a Certified Public Accountant, spent a good portion of her career directing the administration of various Orlando law firms.  Most recently, she served nine years as the Orlando Office Administrator for a national law firm. 

Her varied experience with human resource issues, construction and equipment projects and budgetary concerns, as well as, life experience, gives her a deeper appreciation of the difficulties facing the individuals and businesses she represents. 

Ms. Lewis is a member of the Florida Bar, Orange County Bar Association, Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, American Bar Association and the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers.  She is certified to appear in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Ms. Lewis graduated from the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, College of Law located in Orlando, Florida and cum laude from Florida Southern College.

Areas Of Practice

  • Consumer Bankruptcy 80%
  • Business Bankruptcy 10%
  • Trustee Representation 5%
  • Creditor Representation 5%

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2009

Education

  • Florida A&M University College of Law, Orlando, Florida
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida
    • B.S. in Accounting - 1990
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri
    • A.S. in Business - 1978
    • Honors: Dean's List

Classes/Seminars

  • Bankruptcy Overview, Florida Auctioneers Academy, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Member, 2008 to Present
  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Lawyers Association, Member, 2009 to Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member, 2010 to Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2009 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2007 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Akerman Senterfitt & Eidson, P.A., Staff Attorney, 2008 to 2009
  • Akerman Senterfitt & Eidson, P.A., Office Administrator, 1999 to 2008
  • Sally, Feinberg, Hames & Hintze, P.A., Office Administrator, 1994 to 1999

Pro Bono Activities

  • Central Florida Legal Aid (2009)

Ancillary Businesses

  • Certified Public Accountant