Cynthia J. Hand is an associate attorney concentrating in wills, trusts, and estates, as well as real estate law.
Cynthia earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2002, from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA with a major in Political Science.
Cynthia earned her Juris Doctorate in 2006 from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut where she was a member of the Tax Law Society and concentrated in Federal Taxation. Cynthia completed a study abroad program while in law school in Florence, Italy with Penn State Dickinson School of Law.
Cynthia previously worked at KPMG LLP in New York where she focused on all compliance matters associated with Real Estate Investment Trusts. She is currently serving as President-Elect of the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties (WBAOSC) and she previously served as Recording Secretary and Treasurer. She also serves as the delegate to the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. Cynthia is the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding New Lawyer Award from WBAOSC.
Cynthia is admitted to practice law in New York (2009) and Connecticut (2006). She is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, the Orange County Bar Association, as well as the New York State Bar Association.
Outside of work, Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, gardening, kayaking, bike riding, and reading. Cynthia resides in Goshen where she is a board member on the Town Planning Board and the Board of Assessment Review.
- New York State Bar, 2009
- Connecticut, 2006
- Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
- J.D. – 2006
- Member of the Tax Law Society
- Service to the Community Award
- Summer Study Abroad in Florence, Italy with Penn State The Dickinson School of Law
- Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
- B.A. – 2002
- Major: Political Science
- Member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- New York State Bar Association
- Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
- Outstanding New Lawyer Award, WBAOSC, 2022
- Service to the Community Award, Quinnipiac University School of Law