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About Me

I have been providing legal services for Spokane County residents since 1980, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and business representation.  My office is in the historic Paulsen Center in downtown Spokane.


My firm will provide thorough, detail oriented and aggressive representation in your personal injury claim.  My firm is recognized as a firm that is not reluctant to pursue a claim through the litigation process if this is necessary to obtain a fair result for the client.


Washington Association for Justice - Eagle Member since 2005



Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 65%
    35 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  2. Business: 20%
    29 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Litigation: 15%
    35 years



Hourly ($225-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Debra J Toews

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Debra Toews Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel E Stowe

    I endorse this lawyer. Cindy was opposing counsel on multiple personal injury cases I defended and in every instance she served her clients well. She has also served as Settlement Guardian ad Litem for cases I was handling involving injuries to minors and she was equally thorough in that capacity.


    Daniel Stowe Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Cynthis L. Schwartz, PS

421 W Riverside Ave
Suite 720
Spokane, WA, 99201-0410



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Personal Injury Attorney of the YearConsumer Business Review2004
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHackney, Peven & Schwartz1986 - 1995
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Delegate - Clinton for President 2008N/A2008 - Present
Washington Association for JusticeEagle member2005 - Present
SpokAnimal C.A.R.E.Board Member; past President1988 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Board of Directors MeetingDirector Liability1999
Subrogation Law 1995Subrogation1995