Cindy Bilsborough
CINDY F BILSBOROUGH
CINDY FRAZIER BILSBOROUGH

CINDY FRAZIER BILSBOROUGH is a Certified Family Law Specialist, with more than thirty years of experience in all aspects of family law litigation and mediation. Using her background as a general civil litigation attorney, Ms. Bilsborough has focused her practice exclusively in the area of family law since 1990. She is able to give each case her broad range of litigation experience, while at the same time recognizing the very unique problems which face clients in a family law matter. A frequent lecturer in family law, Ms. Bilsborough has been named to the list of Northern California Super Lawyers® since 2005, and is designated as one of the Best Lawyers in America® for 2013. Ms. Bilsborough has been widely recognized as one of the preeminent family law attorneys in Contra Costa County. Ms. Bilsborough’s accomplishments are as follows:

ADMISSIONS

  • California State Supreme Court, 1981
  • United States District Court, 1981
  • Certified Family Law Specialist, California State Bar Association, 1991
  • United States Supreme Court, 2012

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS AND DISTINCTIONS

  • Member of the California State Bar since 1981
  • Member of the California State Bar, Family Law Section
  • Member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Family Law Mediator since 1989
  • Northern California Super Lawyer® 2005-2012
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2013
  • Martindale Hubbell – AV Preeminent ranking
  • Pro bono services as a Mediator in Court and Pro-Per Settlement Calendar volunteer for the Contra Costa County Superior Court
  • President (2 years), Secretary and Treasurer of the BYU Marriott School of Management Society – East Bay Chapter, 1993-1996

SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

  • “To Move…Or Not To Move: ‘Move Away’ Cases After Burgess,” A Multi-Discipline Conference sponsored by the Contra Costa County Bar Association Family Law Section and Contra Costa Psychological Assn, October 5, 1996
  • “The Conflict Between Therapeutic Goals and the Justice System,” Contra Costa County Bar Association Family Law Section – Custody Issues Committee, November 20, 2002
  • “Role of Stepparents and Significant Others in Custody/Visitation” Contra Costa County Bar Association Family Law Section – Custody Issues Committee, February 18, 2004
  • “Family Law Section – Judge’s Night: Attorney’s Fee Orders,” Contra Costa County Bar Association Family Law Section, May 6, 2009
  • Death, Disability and Divorce, Contra Costa County Bar Association, MCLE Spectacular, November 16, 2012

EDUCATION

National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy Skills diploma for completion of an intensive professional program in the art of trial and alternative dispute resolution skills, 2006.

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, 1981
J.D. cum laude

Brigham Young University, 1978
B.A. in History, magna cum laude