Meet Your 2018-2019 Executive - Part 6

  • March 05, 2019

NAME: Cynthia Davis

POSITION: Member-at-Large

Tell us about yourself.  

Cynthia is an experienced courtroom advocate who strives to achieve effective and practical solutions to protect her clients' legal rights. She thrives in the courtroom. Cynthia's clients include individuals, small and large corporations as well as other associations, commercial landlords and tenants, and private and public lenders.  She has been involved in various corporate and commercial disputes, commercial landlord and tenant matters, contractual disputes, franchise conflicts, professional negligence claims, land title defects, mortgage enforcement, and collection actions. Cynthia has experience in Estate litigation as well as addressing the challenges that arise when someone is no longer capable of handling their own matters. Cynthia is also frequently retained by those within the construction industry including owners, contractors, sub-trades and material suppliers.  In all cases, Cynthia is effective at examining her clients' interests, both legal and practical, and developing a strategy that best achieves results for her clients in the most effective and timely manner.

Cynthia has a commitment to the mentorship of young lawyers and in particular, the mentorship of young female professionals, having recently started the Female Engagement and Mentorship for Practitioners of Waterloo Region practice group aimed at empowering women in the legal profession in the Region.

Cynthia has a long-standing belief in giving back to her community for which she was awarded the 2016 Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Woman of the Year Award in the professional category.  Cynthia has contributed her time, skills and leadership serving in various capacities on a number of Boards, including as Chair of the Board of Trustees of KidsAbility School Authority, the Canadian Cancer Society and Focus for Ethnic Women.  Cynthia has also been involved with the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, including the Women's Caucus and as Vice-Chair of the Medical Malpractice Section.  Most recently, Cynthia has been elected as Vice-President of the Waterloo Region Law Association Board of Trustees.

When not at work or volunteering, Cynthia spends her time with her two beautiful girls who are growing up much too quickly, now 8 and 2, and her supportive husband, Eric Davis.