Cynthia joined EBCLC’s housing practice in 2021. Prior to joining EBCLC, Cynthia worked as a deputy public defender representing clients in a broad range of hearings and jury trials.
Cynthia is a graduate of UC Hastings Law School where she served as an editor of the Constitutional Law Quarterly and was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Pro bono Distinction and the Bridge Fellows Grant. During law school, Cynthia worked as a legal intern and investigator for habeas corpus petitions on behalf of clients on death row.
Cynthia is fluent in Vietnamese.
J.D., UC Hastings COL (2009)
B.A., Psychology, Minor in Humanities & Law, UC Irvine (2004)
Cynthia Nguyen Ruff is teaching the following courses in Fall 2022:
Courses During Other Semesters
|Semester||Course Num||Course Title||Spring 2022||295.5Y sec. 001||Advanced East Bay Commnity Law Center Clinic||295.5Z sec. 001||East Bay Community Law Center Clinic||Fall 2021||295.5Y sec. 001||Advanced East Bay Commnity Law Center Clinic||295.5Z sec. 001||East Bay Community Law Center Clinic|