Cynthia Lane

Cynthia Lane

Daytona Beach, Florida

Cynthia Lane is an associate attorney in the Insurance Defense practice group at Smith Bigman Brock. Prior to joining our team, she worked for the Department of Children and Families, Children's Legal Services, where she honed her litigation skills advocating for Families of the State of Florida within the juvenile dependency system.

Ms. Lane graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2010. While attending the University of Florida, she earned Academic Scholarships from 2006 through 2010. Additionally, she was actively involved as an After-School Gators, Student Mentor, Human Rights Awareness on Campus, and a member of the Virgil-Hawkins Pre Law Society. Ms. Lane graduated from St. Thomas University School of Law, earning her Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, in 2014. During law school, Ms. Lane was a member of the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, earned highest grade awards for Family Law, Constitutional Law, and Administrative Law courses. She received the St. Thomas University School of Law Merit Scholarship in 2011, C. Clyde Atkins Memorial Scholarship in 2013 and 2014 and Scholarships from the Florida Association of Women Lawyers in 2013 and 2014. She was a Student Member of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Broward County Bar Association, The Honorable Peter T. Fay American Inn of Court and served as Legal Research Assistant to Professor Marc-Tizoc Gonzalez.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Home Defense
  • Automobile Negligence Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2015


  • St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami Gardens, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 2014
    • Honors: Cum Laude
    • Law Review: Intercultural Human Rights, Member
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Scholar, Dean's List (4 semesters), 2012 - 2014
  • Highest Grade, Book Award - Family Law
  • Highest Grade, Book Award - Constitutional Law
  • Highest Grade, Book Award - Administrative Law
  • St. Thomas University School of Law Merit Scholarship
  • C. Clyde Atkins Memorial Scholarship, 2013 - 2014
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers Scholarship, 2013 - 2014
  • Environmental Sustainability Certificate, Recipient

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2017 - Present
  • Volusia/Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Peter T. Fay American Inn of Court, Member, 2011 - 2014