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Cynthia Ann Harris

Family Attorney at Carlsbad, CA

5.0   4 reviews

also known as Harris Law Office, APC, Cindy and Laurel Harris

  • Licensed for 43 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1980
    Active No misconduct found

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About Cynthia

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Practice areas
  1. Family
    Attorney Harris can assist client's with all aspects of Family Law including: Divorce, Child and Spousal Support, Child Custody and Visitation, High Litigation matters, and Trial and Long Cause Hearings as necessary. Attorney Harris understands that each case is unique, thus; we cater our services to fit the needs of our clients.

    42 years

  2. Child custody
    Attorney Harris has vast experience in the area of Child Custody and Visitation and keeps the best interest of not only the client in mind, but also the best interest of the child. Attorney Harris is compassionate and aggressive when it comes to Child Custody and Visitation litigations. Many client's are referred to Attorney Harris as she is capable and known for dealing with Highly litigated Child Custody and Visitation issues.

    42 years

  3. Criminal defense
    Misdemeanor Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Drug possession offenses, and other misdemeanors

  4. Divorce and separation
    In addition to assistance with all aspects of a Dissolution and Legal Separation, Attorney Harris is a Certified Mediator and is able to provide Mediation Services to client's involved in an Uncontested Dissolution or Legal Separation.

    42 years

  5. Domestic violence
    Attorney Harris advocates for victim's of Domestic Violence via preparation, filing and appearances at Family Law Restraining Orders and assistance with Victim's Restitution in Criminal proceedings.

    42 years

  6. Marriage and prenuptials
    Prepare PreNuptials and Post Nuptial Agreements. Available to review documents and structure these agreements to meet and unique needs of the client.


Attorney Cynthia Harris was born and raised in Vista, CA and graduated from San Diego State University in 1976 as the Salutatorian. During Attorney Harris' early years of practice, she primarily practiced in the area of Business and Criminal Law where she learned the foundations of trial procedures and complex litigation. Attorney Harris branched into the area of Family Law in the mid 1990's and found her area of passion. Attorney Harris has litigated numerous cases at trial and court proceedings advocating for and efficiently representing her clients. Attorney Harris prides herself on her integrity, honesty, and professionalism both in and out of the courtroom. She is passionate about her job and passionate about assisting people.


Law Offices of Cynthia Ann Harris
2725 Jefferson Drive.
Suite 9
Carlsbad, CA, 92008-1708

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Posted by Regina | February 17, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Child custody
When I walked into Cynthia's ofc she was kind considerate an genuine ots so hard to find an attorney who will be genuine and tell you the truth if your looking for an attorney I promise you cynthia Harris is amazing an will go that extra mile for you
Response from Cynthia Harris May 27, 2020
Thank you for your positive feedback and review. CINDY HARRIS
Posted by Jessica | November 8, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Ms. Harris was a God Sent. I was going through a tough time with my ex husband, and then i met Ms. Harris. She helped me out of my disaster and now I couldnt be happier. Ms. Harris was a wonderful attorney and kick butt in court. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER TO ANYONE THAT NEEDS LEGAL ADVICE OR REPRESENTATION. Thank you Ms. Harris for all your hard work and your staff were amazing too. Whenever i talk to someone needed helping, I WILL FOREVER GIVE THEM CYNTHIA ANN HARRIS'S NAME. Thank you.
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Response from Cynthia Harris May 27, 2020
Thank you for the positive feedback! Please keep in touch with us! . CINDY HARRIS
Posted by patricia | August 18, 2014
She is the best Attorney I have ever known ! , she went above and beyond and never stopped
She is the best Attorney I have ever known ! , she went above and beyond and never stopped. My daughter was going through a very rough divorce and had started with another well known law firm and they were so lax and had done a very poor job in representing her . , she was in tears and asking me to help her find a good attorney , I contacted many a discussed the case they all just said come in and we will talk . I then called Ms Harris and she talked for about an hour and was so reassuring , my daughter and I went in and it seemed like she was an angel sent to us by heaven , she took on this case that had already went to mediation and we thought was hopeless , she stepped in and took it all the way to trial , I thought I was watching a movie she took over and just had me in aw , her ex had hived a well known attorney and we thought we were beating a dead horse so to speak but she went in the court room as she did with us before and by the way she always was good in court , and she started off with penalizing the other attorney for not have filed and serving all the proper paper work , ( now remember this attorney was from a lg well known firm ) and that set the stage , they could not speak at all , she then proceeded to present her case for about three hours , it was amazing , it should of been filmed for a how to movie , at the end it was better than expected all of her demands were granted , I just have to say if you don't choose Ms Harris you would be making a big mistake , her daughter is her assistant and is just as good as her mother and together they are the best attorney team I ever ! , they pay attention to all details and it dose make a difference , they gave us peace in our home and saved my grand daughter from harms way , thank you again !!!!!
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Response from Cynthia Harris May 27, 2020
WOW- Thank you Patricia! Please keep in touch, even just to say "Hi." CINDY HARRIS
Posted by CINDY | June 27, 2011
I would highly recommend Cynthia Ann Harris to my family and friends. She is not only very intelligent and experienced, but she has the ability to focus in on the legal issues and get them resolved. Cynthia is not only a skilled litigator but she is also very good at mediating divorces and other settlements. Cynthia is the best!
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AVVO RATING 6.7 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Cynthia Ann Harris Attorney at Law
  • 1980 - Present
  • Paralegal
  • Asedo & McCarthy
  • 1976 - 1980


  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1980
  • San Diego State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1976


  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Lifetime Member
  • 1972 - Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Honor's Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1974

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Carlsbad Family Lawyer Cynthia Ann Harris
Cynthia Ann Harris
Family Attorney
Carlsbad, CA
Licensed for 43 years
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