Cynthia Harrison Ruiz


Miami Office

9300 South Dadeland Blvd., 4th Floor

Miami, Florida 33156

Telephone: (305) 670-1101

Facsimile: (305) 670-1161


Cynthia Harrison Ruiz is a partner at Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. and practices from the firm's Miami office. Her areas of practice are insurance defense litigation, medical malpractice and nursing home defense litigation, and nursing home administrative law.

Ms. Ruiz practiced law at Spears Barnes et al., in Durham, North Carolina for five years before relocating to Florida. She spent some 10 years at Thornton, Mastrucci & Minkin in Coral Gables before joining the firm in 2001. She is admitted to practice law in Florida and North Carolina.

A graduate of the University of Colorado, where she received a Bachelors of Arts degree, magna cum laude, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, Ms. Ruiz earned her Juris Doctorate from the National Law Center at George Washington University in 1984.

Ms. Ruiz is extremely active in a number of different areas of community service. She works as a pro bono Guardian Ad Litem attorney for dependent children in Dade County through Lawyers for Children America; she also serves on the management team of Special Olympics Miami Dade County, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Coral Gables Junior Woman's Club.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Homes


The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (1984)

University of Colorado, B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions


North Carolina

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