Barbara Cini

Associate Attorney

Greensboro divorce lawyer Barbara CiniGreensboro divorce lawyer Barbara Cini is first and foremost a very aggressive attorney dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome in each and every case.

“I am also an incredibly honest advocate who will discuss the challenges each case presents so that my client is fully informed and advised,” Ms. Cini said.

Ms. Cini understands the difficulties associated with divorce. During this time, families face unbelievable  hardships – both emotional and financial.

“I practice family law because it provides an opportunity to make a difference in the life of a client when the client needs me the most,” Ms. Cini said.

Throughout the process, Ms. Cini said, it is crucial to maintain a clear and open line of communication with her clients. She strives to keep her clients up-to-date on the progress of their case through each and every step of the divorce process.

“I believe that the relationship between attorney and client is one of honesty, integrity, and reliability,” Ms. Cini said. “I believe in being honest with my clients about the challenges in his case and I believe in acting with integrity in my interactions with my clients and colleagues.”

“I believe the best outcomes are achieved by working together as a team with my clients.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Cini is licensed in North Carolina.

Education

Ms. Cini received her Bachelor of Arts in International Affair from Mercer University. She earned her Juris Doctor with a focus on Litigation from Elon University School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Cini practiced Family Law as well as Criminal Defense with a focus on crimes in domestic violence.

Associations

Ms. Cini is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina State Bar, the Elon University Alumni Association, and the Mercer University Alumni Association.

Awards

  • Ms. Cini was recognized in 2017 as a North Carolina Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.
  • Top 40 Under 40 – The National Trial Lawyers – 2014
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 – National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – 2014
  • Advocate Status – North Carolina Advocates for Justice – 2014
  • Top Attorney for Family Law – Avvo.com
  • Client’s Choice Award – Family Law – 2013 – Avvo.com

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

  • Organization of a Law Firm: From an Associate’s Perspective, Professional for New Admittees – 2014
  • The Necessity Defense in DWI Defense DWI DEFENSE: Updates, The Down and What You Need to Know – 2014
  • Know Your Rights In A School Setting, The Anderson Center – 2013
  • Statutes Which Affect Liability Evaluation, Plantiff’s Personal Injury From Start To Finish – 2013
  • Expert Reports and Scientific Evidence, Evidence and Admissibility: Practical Tips for Trial, 2013
  • Ethics Update – 2013
  • The Necessity Defense and DWIs, DWI Defense – Updates, the Down Law, and What You Need to Know – 2013
  • Family Law – Divorce Proceedings – A Paralegal’s Guide to Divorce Cases – 2012
  • Ethics – Ethical Implications in the Discovery Process – 2011

Reviews

5/5

“If I ever have to retain another attorney, it would be Barbara. That’s how big of a fan I am. I followed her from another firm because I like how she operates, and I will sing her praises all day. I’ve been very pleased.”

 

5/5

“I’m a novice, but you made it easy. I really liked the portal and overall had no complaints. I hope I never have to go through this process again, but if I do, I know where to go. I was very satisfied with the level of assistance I received. Thank you.”

5/5

“Barb did wonderfully! I don’t have much experience with family law, but Barb was perfect for me. She did outstanding work and handled everything the way I’d prefer. It was a wonderful feeling …”

5/5

“Barb is extremely efficient. I’ve never had to hire an attorney before. Barb was prompt in completing my case and to the point. … I was really impressed with my first experience with an attorney.”

4/5

“I have been very satisfied with Barbara thus far. She has taken time to explain my options and provide detailed information around the best decisions for my case. She is very professional, friendly, and knowledgeable in domestic law. She is a great attorney and represents the firm very well. “

5/5

“Barbara is very pleasant and also no nonsense; she got the job done. … She had this wrapped up in three months.”

5/5

“Barbara is thorough, easy to work with, very positive and has exceeded my expectations in all areas of my case.”

5/5

“Barbara sent me these files and went above and beyond to help me through this difficult, crazy time. She was always in touch when I needed her to be! Great attorney and overall great person. …”

5/5

“Barbara is amazing. She works around the clock. We have spoken at 1:00 a.m. before and on Sundays. She has been a welcome breath of fresh air. … She took her time and gave me the who, what, when, where and why behind every course of action. I couldn’t have been in better hands. [Her] communication is great; I always receive an email or a call.”

5/5

“Barbara and [her paralegal] in the Greensboro office know how I feel. I am greatly appreciative of their professionalism, compassion, commitment and genuine sincerity. I’ve tried to keep in mind that they are not responsible for my predicament, but rather they are there to help me make the best of it. And that means I need to be a good client too. Thank you again for giving me the opportunity to commend the good people I’ve had the pleasure of working with.”

4/5

“The one thing that stands out with Barbara is that she is honest. [She] doesn’t beat around the bush; [she’s] straightforward with opinions [and] willing to share insight on things. Pretty much a straight shooter!”

5/5

“Barbara is very realistic and levels my expectations. Barbara keeps me on task, organized, and focused on what our goals are and how we’ve agreed to pursue them! Excellent communication as well.”

5/5

“Barbara is always on top of things. She made sure our court date would be set by a certain date, and [she] has worked with me patiently because of my work schedule. …”

5/5

“I am grateful for having picked Cordell & Cordell. I have a lot of gratitude in my heart for Barbara and [her paralegal]. They are both excellent teammates and my case is going really well because of them. Barbara’s communication and style is impeccable.”

5/5

“Barbara is doing an excellent job. … [She] is a breath of fresh air and really seems to have my best interests at heart [while] fighting for me.”

5/5

“… I am so satisfied with my experience (considering the circumstances) and dealings with everyone I interacted with, I don’t know how to make it better. I guess for me, as a client, everything just clicked — from initial consultation, to client care, to billing, to Barbara, to [her paralegal]. The client portal was great. Because I routinely referred to it, I always felt up-to-date and informed. … I also like the client care surveys as an avenue to commend those that deserve it as well as a way to continuously evaluate the legitimate needs of the client. …  Everyone at Cordell & Cordell, for their respective roles and commitment, lived up to my expectations.  On that note, I have repeatedly praised Barbara Cini and I will continue to do so. ….”

5/5

“Barbara [is] doing an exceptional job. Barbara is a skillful communicator, keeps me informed of my case’s progress and goes over all of my options. All in all, Barbara is really good to me!”

5/5

“Barbara did a good job. I didn’t know what to expect coming into it, [but] Barbara put me at ease immediately. As pleasant experience as it could have been considering the circumstances. Pleasantly surprised!”

5/5

“Everything is being done very well and I am very pleased with the legal prowess of my attorney. “