The Honorable Cynthia C. Lie

Santa Clara County Superior Court

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Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 64 (website)

Clerk phone: (408) 792-4230

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Hon. Cynthia C. Lie is a judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California.


  • J.D. from University of California - Berkeley
  • B.A. from University of California - Berkeley


  • Assistant Public Federal Defender at San Jose Branch of the Office of the Federal Public Defender, Northern District of California (2003 to 2014)
  • Staff Attorney at City and County of San Francisco Office of Citizen Complaints (2002 to 2003)
  • Sole Practitioner at Law Office of Cynthia C. Lie (2001 to 2003)
  • Litigation Associate at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton LLP (2000 to 2000)
  • Deputy Public Defender at San Diego County Public Defender’s Office (1995 to 2000)