Adoptions Program Director
Cynthia J. Billey, Esq., joined the Alliance in 2001 as the Foster Care Adoptions Program Director. She has been a leader in the success of National Adoption Day and was part of a litigation team that won a lawsuit to protect the benefits of adopted children with developmental disabilities. She has also been a leader in the implementation of non-minor dependent and probation adoptions in LA County. Prior to joining the Alliance, Cynthia practiced health care law at Konowiecki & Rank in Los Angeles for nine years, and government contracts law for two years at McKenna & Cuneo in Washington, D.C. Cynthia earned her BA in Political Science from UCLA and her JD from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She is a member of the California bar.