Cynthia D Ralls
Cynthia D. Ralls is an associate at Lee, Hernandez, Landrum & Carlson. She was born and raised in Orange County, California. Ms. Ralls obtained her Bachelor's degree in Social Ecology from the University of California - Irvine in 1992 with a dual emphasis in Psychology/Social Behavior and Criminology, Law & Society. During college, she performed an internship at the Orange County Public Defender's Office - Juvenile Court division, which caused her to become interested in law. She then obtained her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1996. While at Pepperdine, she was the President of the Public Interest Society and she completed internships for both the Municipal Court Judge in Malibu, Lawrence J. Mira, and the Superior Court Judge in Malibu, James A. Albracht.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ralls practiced in all aspects of insurance defense, including construction defect litigation, personal injury, premises liability, and products liability with an emphasis on large, complex cases. She has successfully negotiated dismissals for her clients, taken and defended key depositions, extricated her clients from litigation through demurrers and summary judgment motions, and mediated dozens of cases to favorable resolution. Ms. Ralls joined the firm in 2017.
Cynthia loves learning about new industries with each new case. She enjoys taking complex legal issues and factual scenarios and breaking them down to simple facts and allowing her clients an opportunity to tell their side of the story. Her interests include attending concerts of a variety of different types of music, travelling to new places, and spending time with her children.