Cynthia Hawkins is an attorney specializing in defending individuals who have been accused of crimes. She defends
people in Federal District Court and in State Court in Florida. As a former federal prosecutor, she has over 25 years
of experience in litigation of the most complex cases. She has handled over 100 jury trials. Her many years of
litigative experience make her a strong and effective advocate.
Cynthia Hawkins got her law degree
from the University of Florida in 1980. She spent four years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force in the Judge
Advocate Corps. She then joined the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District
of Louisiana, before transferring to the Middle District of Florida in 1987. She has been practicing in Orlando for
over 25 years.
Ms. Hawkins taught money laundering law to Russian prosecutors and police officers
at the FSB (the former KGB) Headquarters in Moscow under the auspices of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco,
Cynthia Hawkins opened her own law office in 2008 in Orlando, Florida.
The Law Offices of Cynthia Hawkins are located in Baldwin Park at 4767 New Broad Street, Orlando, FL 32814. She can
be reached at (407) 514-2707, or by email at Cynthia@CynthiaHawkinsLaw.com
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In 2012, Ms. Hawkins was named by Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine as one of the top attorneys in
Orlando, Florida. In 2012, she was named as one of the top attorneys in Orlando, by her peers, as published in
Orlando Home and Leisure Magazine. Ms. Hawkins has represented clients charged with or suspected of myriad types of
cases, including health care fraud, mortgage fraud, investment fraud, narcotics importation and distribution, the prosecution
of synthetic marijuana manufacture under the Federal Analogue Act, and weapons trafficking.
of the American Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, and the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers.
Cynthia Hawkins is rated AV by Martindale.com, and is an attorney with over 25 years of experience in Federal Court.